NYPD: Wakefield woman killed inside her home

Police are investigating after a woman was fatally shot in the head in the Bronx Wednesday. It happened on White Plains Road around 7 a.m.

Police are investigating after a woman was fatally shot in the head in the Bronx Wednesday. It happened on White Plains Road around 7 a.m. (6/15/16)

WAKEFIELD - Police say a woman was fatally shot in the head inside her Wakefield home Wednesday morning.

They identified the victim as Sarisse Respass, of 3914 White Plains Road.

Police say they found Sarisse unconscious with a gunshot wound to her head around 7 a.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A neighbor says she heard a single gunshot while getting ready for her morning run.

Other neighbors say the victim was a mother to young children. 

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