US-based Nigerian Bodybuilder, Michael Chidozie Dies Weeks After Being Shot by Wife

US-based Nigerian bodybuilder Michael Chidozie tragically passed away weeks after being shot by his wife, Keaiirra Shavoiyae Chidozie, during a heated argument at their Houston, Texas apartment.

The argument at their Houston, Texas apartment. The incident, which took place on March 21, occurred in front of the couple’s young children and ended with Chidozie sustaining multiple gunshot wounds.

The altercation escalated when Keaiirra used a handgun to shoot Michael multiple times. Following the shooting, police discovered Michael severely wounded in a nearby parking lot, where Keaiirra was found in a state of panic with their children, ages three and two. Michael was immediately transported to Ben Taub Hospital but succumbed to his injuries 18 days later, suffering from a severe spinal injury that ultimately led to complications and his death.

Keaiirra, who was arrested and charged with the shooting, claimed she acted in self-defense, fearing for her life during the dispute. Details of what specifically sparked the argument remain unclear. After being detained, Keaiirra was released on bail and is scheduled for a court appearance on May 23.

Meanwhile, the couple’s children have been placed in the care of a family member.


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