May 30, 2023
SAYREVILLE, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, Virginia. Arrested today, Tuesday May 30, 2023, at 10:45 a.m. in connection with the murder of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour. Bynum was taken into custody outside a residence in Chesapeake City, Virginia without incident. Bynum was charged with first-degree Murder, second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, and second-degree Possession of a Handgun for an Unlawful Purpose. Bynum is awaiting extradition to New Jersey where he will then be held at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional facility pending a pre-trial detention hearing in Superior Court.
February 1, 2023, at approximately 7:22 p.m., authorities received a 911 call reporting shots fired in the area of Samuel Circle, in the Parlin section of Sayreville, NJ. Sayreville Police Department responded to the scene, upon their arrival, officers located town councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, 30, of Sayreville, in her vehicle who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Dwumfour had succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced on scene.
Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, Virginia. Arrested today, Tuesday May 30, 2023, at 10:45 a.m. in connection with the murder of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour.