Thirty-six-year-old, Damion Newell of Longwall, in Golden Spring, Stony Hill, St Andrew, was stabbed to death by his brother, while in his sleep on Saturday morning, April 6.
The accused was taken into custody following the incident.
Reports by the Stony Hill police are that, during the course of Friday, Newell and his brother got involved in an argument.
About 5:30 a.m., Newell was asleep in bed when he was attacked, and stabbed to death by his brother, who was armed with a kitchen utensil.
Neighbours in the surrounding overheard the commotion and rushed to investigate. Upon forcing their way inside the house, they say the brother standing over the deceased, drenched in blood.
The police were summoned, and upon their arrival, they discovered that Newell had been stabbed in the regions of his neck by his own brother.
The wounded man was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, while the accused was taken into custody.