Latest Jamaica News, St James (McKoy’s News): A man was reportedly stabbed to death on Sunday, October 27, in St James, during a dispute between him and his son.
The dead man has been identified as 54-year-old Archer Luke Scarlett, unemployed, of Iris Close, in Capital Heights, Green Pond, St. James. His 38-year-old son has been taken into police lock up.
According to police reports, shortly after 8:30 a.m., there was a heated exchange between Scarlett and his son at their home.
Minutes later, loud noises were heard coming from the house and the son later walked outside covered in blood, yelling “Mi tired a it now, mi tired a it“.
He told his neighbours that he had stabbed his father and they should call the police. He then walked from the yard.
Upon the arrival of police, Scarlett was seen lying on his back inside a bedroom, with multiple stab wounds to his upper body.
The scene was processed and the body along with the murder weapon, a large kitchen knife were later removed from the scene.
The son later turned himself over at the police station and reportedly admit to killing his father.