Three persons murdered in Westmoreland
Three persons were murdered in Williamsfield, Westmoreland, on Monday night. The Whithorn Police have began a probe into the incident, which saw five persons being shot.
The deceased have been identified as 34-year-old Corey Parkins of Cascade, Hanover, 23-year-old Coran Birch of Woodsville, Hanover and 21-year-old Jahmar Warren of Grange district in Westmoreland.
Reports are that about 11:15 p.m., the men were among patrons at a bar located at a plaza in the parish, when four armed men alighted from a Toyota Voxy motor vehicle, entered the premises and opened gunfire.
The Police were summoned and on their arrival, the victims – three men and two women - were taken to hospital. Parkins, Birch and Warren were pronounced dead while the women have been admitted.