Nigerian woman allegedly shot dead by her Italian husband after she reportedly filed for divorce

A 31-year-old Nigerian woman, Amenze Rita, has allegedly been shot dead by her husband in Italy.

Amenze was killed in front of her colleagues in the parking lot of Mf Mushroom, a company where she worked on Friday morning, September 10, in Noventa Vicentina.

It was gathered that the suspect, Pierangelo Pellizzar, 61, laid an ambush for the deeased at about 7:30am and shot her four times, killing her instantly.

After killing Amenze, he reportedly escaped from the crime scene aboard a grey Cherokee Jeep which was later found abandoned at his brother’s house.

However, the carabinieri are currently on hunt for the suspect, who is said to armed and dangerous.

Italian media are reporting that Amenze was killed because she filed for a divorce after she returned from Nigeria a week ago.

It was further gathered that late Amenze arrived in Italy in 2017 through Libya and got married to an Italian man in 2018.

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