Surveillance images released in murder of Raleigh cab driver near college campus

Suspect photos (L&R) and Nwabu Cyril Efobi (center)
Suspect photos (L&R) and Nwabu Cyril Efobi (center)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh police have released two surveillance images in hopes of finding the person responsible for murdering a cab driver Tuesday night across the street from St. Augustine’s University.

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The incident was reported at about 6:20 p.m. at 432 Hill Street, which is listed as Universal Cab Company and is directly across the street from St. Augustine’s campus.

When police arrived, officers found a man outside who had suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Nwabu Cyril Efobi, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Efobi was a cab driver for the Universal Cab Company, Raleigh police said.

He was found outside of his vehicle.

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Anyone with information that might assist the police is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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