Ghanaian man starting life in US killed by unknown assailant

April 18, 2021
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– A 45-year-old father of five and Lyft driver, Elijah Newman has been killed in the US

– Elijah Newman is Ghanaian by birth living in the States

– Friends say Elijah had just moved in to St. Louis to start life afresh

Investigations are underway over the mysterious killing of a 45-year-old father of five and Lyft driver, Elijah Newman.

U.S. authorities say they are still working out the way by which the said Lyft. Homicide detectives are still trying to piece together exactly what lead up to the deadly shooting.

Ghanaian man starting life in US killed by unknown assailant
Ghanaian man starting life in US killed by unknown assailant
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Elijah Newman was shot and killed in the Baden neighborhood Thursday night while working as a Lyft driver. It’s unclear at this time if he was picking up or dropping off a customer. He was shot in the torso and died at the scene.

“He just wanted to come to St. Louis to have a new start. He was driving Lyft and, unfortunately, he lost his life,” said friend Elizabeth Hylton.

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Newman had moved to St. Peters from Ghana and was working as a Lyft driver. Newman was working long hours to help raise enough money to bring his kids to the United States.

“That was his goal in life, to make sure his family was going to be successful and his family and children would thrive in life,” Hylton said.

In other news

Authorities at the United States Border Control have dropped a video confirming a two-year-old child from Ghana being dropped over the 18-foot U S-Mexico border wall.

According to Border Control, this act was done by an unknown smuggling cartel.

In a disturbing surveillance video released by border officials, the child’s father who was at the other end of the border was seen catching her after being dropped over by the paid smugglers.

Many migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border are extremely over capacity, as the United States has seen a surge in migrants seeking asylum after President Biden reversed many of former President Trump’s immigration policies that border patrol agents say were successful.

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Meanwhile, officials from Ghana government are yet to confirm this development as investigations begin.

Source: Yen Newspaper

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