Woman Kills Husband At Walmart In Front Of Three Children
A Louisiana woman has been accused of fatally shooting her husband in front of their three children at Walmart.
Alexandria police report that the victim died of a gunshot to the chest, his name has been withheld by the police. The suspect has been identified as Kayla Coutee.
When the gunfire was heard, officers were sent to the Walmart in Alexandria.
According to police, “The victim was identified as Coutee’s husband, whom she was meeting to exchange custody.”
The handoff of the children was taking place in “the outer section” of the parking lot,
“There were three children present at the time of the shooting,” police added. “None were injured.”
Following the mother’s arrest, the children were later released to the custody of family members.
Kayla Coutee was then arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder. She has been transported to the Rapides Parish Detention Center and booked.
Police say that the name of the victim will be withheld for 24 hours to ensure all family members are notified. The names of the children will not be released.
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