Celebrities are human like us and they have had their fair share of all the highs and lows of life. When it comes to something as serious as murder, no amount of fame is enough to escape the criminal justice system. Some deaths caused by celebrities on this list are the result tragic accidents to premeditated murders.
Here are the stories of 5 celebrities who accidentally or was somehow accused of killing someone.
On February 26, 2006, Fiberesima was driving along Lekki-Epe expressway when she lost control of the wheel and swerved into the inbound lane and rammed her car into Dr. Giwa’s, which resulted in his death. Fiberesima stressed that she was not drunk on the fateful day as opposed to several media reports. Consequently, the actress was arrested and charged to court for manslaughter and reckless driving. She was convicted and sentenced to five years in jail by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi of a Lagos State High court in 2009.
She was later granted bail following an appeal filed by her lawyer, Nnaemeka Amaechina. However, a Lagos High Court, on March 11, 2016, dismissed Fiberesima’s appeal and upheld her five-year jail term. The actress also revealed that since 2006 that the accident occurred and amid the prolonged trial and her eventual conviction, she fell into depression and nursed suicidal thoughts, but with the help of therapy, prayers, and support from family and friends, the ex-beauty queen said she is getting better.
Burna Boy was convicted for murder back in 2010. He was said to have been tried as a minor and sent to jail while living in the UK for allegedly being part of a gang that stabbed someone to death. It was also reported that he was barred from the UK for 15 years. As at today, Burna Boy is free to step foot on English soil. Burna boy has maintained his innocence in this accusation and stated some facts in his song titled “Freedom”.