Fatal Stabbing at Fisherman’s Beach in Montego Bay
Jamaica News, April 19, 2018 – Fatal Stabbing at Fisherman’s Beach
Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – One man was stabbed to death and another taken into custody following a dispute between both men at the Fisherman’s Beach in Montego Bay, St James on Thursday morning, April 18.
Investigators have told our news team that they have not yet gotten the full identity of the deceased, but he is believed to be in his twenties and hails from the parish of St James.
Reports are that shortly after 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, both men who do odd jobs at the Fisherman’s Beach located along Howard Cooke Boulevard, got involved in a physical confrontation.
It is reported that the man who is now in police custody accused the deceased of stealing his clothing and his money.
The accused then reportedly used a knife to stab the other man in the regions of his chest. The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded man was transported to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Following an investigation, the accused was taken into custody and is now waiting to be charged.