Woman pleads guilty to murdering ex-boyfriend, shot him in head while driving

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Former city worker pleaded guilty to murder: As seen on Action News at 10 p.m., June 18, 2018 (WPVI)

A woman who was facing murder charges in the killing of her ex-boyfriend that led to a crash pleaded guilty to third-degree murder Monday.

Detectives say Martina Westcott shot 33-year-old Terrell Bruce once in the head while he was driving before he barreled into another car.

On Monday, Westcott admitted she pulled the trigger in court. The two had allegedly been arguing before shots were fired.

The incident happened back in August 2016 while Bruce was driving down Walnut Lane.

Westcott's sentencing hearing has been set for August.

If convicted, she faces up to 57 years in prison.
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