Monday 14 October, 2019

Double murder of man, woman in Westmoreland

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A man and a woman were shot dead by unknown attackers in Westmoreland on Wednesday night, the police reported.

The attack took place on Marl Road in the parish.

The deceased are 40-year-old Kysonal McPherson, alias 'Speng', and 29-year-old Nikeisha Saunderson, both from Marl Road.

Reports from the Bethel Town police are that residents of Marl Road heard explosions at about 8:30 p.m. and summoned them.

On their arrival, the police found McPherson and Saunderson lying on the ground in pools of blood in a yard, with gunshot wounds to their bodies.

They were taken to hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

Investigations continue into the killings.

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