Share and Follow
Anof New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, who was shot to death outside her home in Sayreville on Feb. 1, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced at a press conference Tuesday.
Police arrested Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, Virginia in connection with the murder, Ciccone said.
Bynum was taken into custody in Chesapeake City, Virginia, without incident, she said, and he is awaiting extradition to New Jersey.
Bynum is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree unlawful possession of a handgun, and second-degree possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, Ciccone said.
Dwumfour, of Sayreville,on the evening of Feb. 1. A 911 call reporting multiples shots fired prompted police to respond to the home around 7:30 p.m. that evening. Police found the 30-year-old borough councilwoman in her vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
Thanks for reading CBS NEWS.
Create your free account or log in
for more features.