A Nigerian man has been arrested in Florida for allegedly shooting and killing his wife. Hassan Teddy Adeyemo, 45, is accused of shooting his 43-year-old wife, Nanchin Hassan Adeyemo, at their home in east Orange County on Saturday night.
The Sheriff’s Office said that officers were called to the couple’s home on Taxiway Circle around 7:20 p.m. Saturday after receiving a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found Nanchin Adeyemo with gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hassan Adeyemo was taken into custody at the scene and charged with first-degree murder. He is being held without bond at the Orange County Jail.
The motive for the shooting is still under investigation. However, the Sheriff’s Office said that the incident was domestic in nature.
This is a tragic case of domestic violence that has resulted in the death of an innocent woman. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Nanchin Adeyemo during this difficult time.