Chipwata’s family had been worried about his behavior for two days, with the African immigrant talking about the devil coming. By the time police encountered him on the 8th he’d threatened his sister with a knife, stripped naked and bathed himself in oil. He was shot to death. Later investigation found him involved in a $3M scam involving the U.S. Embassy in Zambia.

ID: 984

Victms Name: David Chipwata
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Waterbury
County: New Haven
State: CT
Zip Code: 6705
Country: United States of America

Agency: Waterbury Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Chipwata’s family had been worried about his behavior for two days, with the African immigrant talking about the devil coming. By the time police encountered him on the 8th he’d threatened his sister with a knife, stripped naked and bathed himself in oil. He was shot to death. Later investigation found him involved in a $3M scam involving the U.S. Embassy in Zambia.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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