Two men charged in connection with the death of taxi driver Kutin Gyimah.

Police in New York has charged two men in connection with the death of taxi driver Kutin Gyimah.

The two, Austin Amos and Nicholas Porter, both 20 years of age, are said to have turned themselves in to local police. 

A teenage girl has also been charged, with two other suspects being sought by police.

They have been charged amongst others, with gang assault, manslaughter and theft.

The NYPD has released surveillance video, which shows Mr Gyimah being attacked by 5 passengers who investigators said refused to pay their fare and tried to rob him in Far Rockaway early Saturday morning.

He fell to the ground and hit his head, inflicting extreme head injuries and later died

Mrs. Gyimah said “My husband was a good man, he was everything we had. He was our Children’s hero. His life has been cut short just like that. I am telling them to turn themselves in, because we want justice to be served.”

Meanwhile the Federation of Taxi Drivers is said to has raised $130,000.00 to assist the family.