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Daniel Okoe Lawson – 2nd Ghanaian Man Arrested over the Weekend In USA for Killing His Wife


Daniel Okoe Lawson, a Ghanaian man from Dumfries, Virginia, has been charged with killing his wife in the United States.

Desire Alexandria Buggs, also 24, was tragically shot and killed by Lawson, 24.


He is facing criminal murder and other accusations.

Police said in a statement…

Murder Investigation – On January 6 at 5:04PM, officers responded to investigate a shooting that reportedly occurred in the area of Possum Point Rd. and Leonard St. in Dumfries (22026) earlier that day.

Officers were initially called to an area hospital where a 24-year-old woman was brought to the facility suffering from a gunshot wound and later died.

The preliminary investigation revealed her husband, later identified as the accused, brought the victim to the hospital after the shooting occurred and provided detectives with an account of what led up to the shooting.

While investigating the incident, additional information and the weapon believed to be used during the shooting were turned over to police. Further investigation revealed the accused was involved in the incident.

Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Daniel Okoe LAWSON, was arrested.

Detectives are continuing their investigation to determine what led up to the shooting and the shooting location.

Anyone with information that could aid investigators in this investigation are asked to contact police.

The deceased was identified as Desire Alexandria BUGGS, 24, of Woodbridge

This comes after another Ghanaian, Frederick Owusu Sakyi, was also arrested over the weekend for murdering his wife.



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