Woman kills common law husband with Sledge hammer

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A woman from Westmoreland is currently in custody after she bludgeoned her common-law husband at their home.

The deceased has been identified as 39-year-old Clayton Smith.

Reports are that about 3 a.m.
Saturday, an argument developed between Mr Smith and his common-law wife at home.

During the quarrel, the woman reportedly used a sledge hammer to hit Mr Smith in the head.

He was taken to the Savanna-la-mar hospital where he was pronounced dead, and the woman was taken into custody.