From ABC News: Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour of Sayreville was shot and killed on Wednesday night.
At around 7:22 p.m., Ms. Dwumfour inside her car outside her home, with multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.
Her Nissan SUV was towed from outside her townhouse off Points of Wood Drive.
Officials say it appears she crashed the car down the street on Samuel Circle.
“My name is Eunice Dwumfour and I am running for Borough Council,” she said during the 2021 campaign. “Like you, Sayreville is my home, I love and cherish this town and it is my desire to help improve the lives of its residents. In the past few years, we have seen many changes including a worldwide pandemic, but despite all, Sayreville still stands strong because of residents like you. Please continue to build up Sayreville by supporting me in this upcoming election on November 2nd, 2021. I am fully dedicated to building a better, stronger Sayreville, and with your support, we can create a brighter future for our wonderful town.”
“This is an active and ongoing investigation anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area is asked to call Detective Rebecca Morales of the Sayreville Police Department at 732-727-4444 or Detective Michelle Coppola of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office 732-745-3477,” the prosecutor’s office said.
Kilpatrick called the shooting a “despicable criminal act.“