Peter Odighizuwa is an accused murderer, sitting in a jail cell in Virginia. And to some watching his case, that's only the beginning of who he is and what he's become. To them, the former Appalachian School of Law student is an example of the difficulties Nigerians face in assimilating to the United States. Or a reason why immigration to this country should be curtailed. Or a lesson in why American citizens should have guns.
A Tragedy Compounded
June 20, 2002