By Glam & Essence
A few days back,the shocking news that Bettie Jenifer, wife of Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh was shot dead in Maryland, United States stunned many across the Nigeria and Ghana.Many wondered what could be The motive behind her shooting.
News filtering out from the US say the deceased was married to one Kedrick Jenifer a/k/a “Ricky Jenifer,” “James Howard Collier, Jr.” and “Rick,” a drug kingpin in Maryland, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for running a drug distribution ring.This was reported by Fox Baltimore.
Kedrick had in 2015, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute cocaine, according to documents on the US Department of Justice website.
Kedrick filed for divorce from Bettie on April 9th, 2019, while on April 15th, 2019, Bettie also filed for divorce from Kedrick.
So, Bettie was still married to Kedrick when she had her traditional wedding with Chris.
Bettie was killed on Friday evening after a gunman trailed her to her car and shot her multiple times, with at least one hitting her.
Chris Attoh was formerly married to Nigerian actress, Damilola Adegbite,who featured in Tinsel and they divorced in 2017, before he married Bettie.