Hanover has recorded yet another murder as an elderly couple was killed on Wednesday night.

According to reports, 71-year-old butcher, Joel Malcolm and his common-law-wife 63-year-old Erica Johnson were shot and killed at their Lucea home after gunmen sprayed their dwelling with bullets.

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Malcolm and Johnson were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead. Children were also in the house however they were not hurt.

The Hanover police are current investigating, no motive has so far been established for the killing.