Martina Westcott allegedly shot and killed her boyfriend while he was driving on Tuesday. She fled the scene on foot
27-year-old Martina Westcott who fled the scene, turned herself in on Tuesday.
That is until medics took Bruce out of the car and discovered a gunshot wound to his right temple.
Terrell Bruce [left] with his twin brother Brandon Bruce, was slain by his girlfriend while driving on Tuesday. he then lost control of his SUV and crashed into another car
A hunt for Martina Westcott was launched after witnesses gave investigators the description of a woman seen get out of the car and run away immediately following the crash.
When Westcott fled the scene, she ran to her mother’s house. After confessing her crime to her mother, she then turned herself into police.
On Wednesday, Philadelphia police announced that they had found a semi-automatic hand gun in the leaves near the Walnut Street Bridge . Police believe the gun is possibly related to Tuesday’s shooting death of Terrell Bruce and subsequent automobile crash, involving his SUV.
After the fatal shot, Bruce lost control of his Ford Expedition and crashed into another vehicle
Police would not immediately reveal what the couple had been arguing about before the fatal shooting. Terrell Bruce’s twin brother, Brandon Bruce, posted a message about his twin on social media that read:
“A selfless, hard worker, widely known for putting the interests of others ahead of his own, Terrell was a well-regarded pillar in the community despite his young age”.
Police found a semi-automatic hand gun buried under leaves near the Walnut Street Bridge, possibly related to Terrell Bruce’s shooting and auto crash on Wednesday December 28, 2016 Courtesy
The brother said his twin was a real-estate agent who was passionate about helping disadvantaged Philadelphians gain home ownership and financial independence.
Just a few days before allegedly shooting her ex-boyfriend to death,the University of Pennsylvania graduate who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health at Thomas Jefferson University, made a series of cryptic Facebook posts.
“If someone ever suggests, ‘Don’t fall in love, he might break your heart,’ your only response should be, ‘don’t live, you might die,’ ” she wrote in one.
Westcott was been charged with Bruce’s murder after homicide detectives questioned her.