Westmoreland has been hit by yet another killing, with a woman on Monday night becoming the 50th murder victim in the parish since the start of the year.
The deceased has been identified as 29-year-old Kameka Harding of Savanna-la-Mar in the parish.
Reports are that about 10:20 pm, Harding and her husband were at home when gunmen entered by kicking open the back door.
The husband fled the house, was chased and shot at by the gunmen, but managed to escape unhurt.
However, the gunmen returned to the house and shot the man's helpless wife multiple times. She died on the spot.
The Savanna-la-Mar police are investigating the killing, for which no motive has yet been established.