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Virginia Man Apprehended for Murder of New Jersey Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour



Knowledge Nuggets:

  • Rashid Ali Bynum, a 28-year-old man from Virginia, has been arrested on charges of first-degree murder and firearms offenses in the killing of New Jersey Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour.
  • The murder, which occurred in February outside Dwumfour’s Sayreville home, shocked the local community and remains shrouded in mystery as authorities have not revealed a potential motive.
  • Bynum, who was connected to the Councilwoman through a church affiliation, reportedly searched the internet for information on her and her church, as well as for data on specific handgun magazines.

In a shocking development that rocked the Sayreville community earlier this year, New Jersey Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour was brutally gunned down outside her residence. Now, several months later, authorities have arrested Rashid Ali Bynum, a 28-year-old from Virginia, linking him to the cold-blooded murder. Charged with first-degree murder and a pair of gun offenses, Bynum’s apprehension marks a significant turning point in this highly-publicized case.

While the arrest does not alleviate the pain inflicted upon the community and Dwumfour’s family, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone expresses her belief that justice may yet be found through the criminal justice process. Bynum, a resident of Portsmouth, Virginia, awaits extradition to New Jersey and will be detained at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional facility pending a pre-trial detention hearing.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a man dressed in black fleeing the scene of the murder, but until now, little information had been shared about the progress of the case or a potential suspect. Investigators managed to link Bynum’s phone and vehicle to the crime scene and his description matched eyewitness accounts.

Further fueling suspicion, Bynum was found to have connections with the councilwoman through a church affiliation, with his name marked in her phone as ‘FCF’, signifying ‘Fire Congress Fellowship’. Interestingly, Bynum’s internet searches included inquiries about Dwumfour’s church and related handgun magazines. Yet, a motive for the crime remains elusive, leaving the community in continued speculation and grief.

Clear Thoughts:

Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour’s untimely demise serves as a grim reminder of the lawlessness undermining the sanctity of our public servants. Dwumfour, a Republican, was a bastion of faith and public service, whose life was ruthlessly snuffed out, and her loss is felt keenly across our nation. The arrest of Rashid Ali Bynum, charged with this heinous crime, punctuates an undeniable crisis.

I cannot stress enough the importance of scrutinizing the alleged connection between the Councilwoman and Bynum via a church affiliation. If verified, this adds a distressing dimension to the crime, highlighting potential vulnerabilities within organizations of faith. The seeming motivelessness of this crime is deeply unsettling and demands thorough investigation.

The criminal justice system must expediently work to reveal the truth behind this crime, punishing the guilty and providing closure for the grieving community. There is no room for leniency or delay. This case is a tragic example of the threats faced by public servants in their quest to serve the community. As we fight for justice for Dwumfour, we must also address the systemic issues that contribute to such atrocious acts, reaffirming our commitment to law and order.




  1. Goodnessmustprevail

    June 6, 2023 at 6:39 pm

    Hitman. Deserves capital punishment. No delays.

  2. gypsy

    June 6, 2023 at 6:50 pm

    have no mercy on this democrat

  3. LMB

    June 6, 2023 at 7:08 pm

    Give family members baseball bats and handcuff this POS and put him in a room. Give the family members 5 minutes each with POS. If he’s not beaten to death, put a round between his eyes while he’s looking at the barrel!!!

  4. The Rebel

    June 6, 2023 at 7:09 pm

    Has no heart or feelings———————-just a low-life chucker !!!

  5. David Thew

    June 6, 2023 at 7:43 pm

    What is failed to be mentioned (again, as usual), is that this is another black on black crime. Had the perp been white, it would be front and center as a “hate crime”. The press and the left have selective reporting (as usual). It is a shame that any life is lost and I hope her family will finally find some peace as this case finishes out. But I am sick of selective reporting to fit their narrative.

  6. David Thew

    June 6, 2023 at 8:18 pm

    As usual, this site is a liberal based reporting rag who removed my post because I called them out for failing to mention this was a black on black crime. Time to unsubscribe from this rag.

    • David Thew

      June 6, 2023 at 8:19 pm

      Disregard my previous post. They posted it after all.

  7. chazD

    June 7, 2023 at 11:13 am

    Someone else has suggested that this may have been a ‘hit’ job. The godless Left has no morals. They would take us all out given the chance.

  8. Patriot

    June 8, 2023 at 11:26 am

    This won’t stay in the news too long. It doesn’t fit the narrative.

  9. Ronald Atkinson

    June 9, 2023 at 4:52 pm

    I have zero faith or confidence in an DOJ or AG’s ability to prosecute this case because of their recent dropping all felony balls in most all jurisdictions. Agenda driven lawfare is all we see.

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