A man who was accused of sexually molesting a 7-year-old girl in the parish of St. Ann and later murdered her, was attacked and chopped to death by an angry mob on Sunday, October 21.
The dead man has been identified as Akeem Harrison, otherwise called “Boysie or Blacks” of Marley district in St Ann.
It is reported that on Saturday, the accused went to a premises in the community of Marley in St Ann, where he sexually molested the small child.
Reports by the police are that about 3:20 p.m. on Sunday, a group of angry residents from Marley district, armed themselves with knives and machetes, and went in search of the accused.
They caught up with him at a section of Mammee Bay, where he was set upon, beaten, stabbed and chopped to death.
This incident occurred just hours after a 14-year-old teenager girl was discovered murdered in the neighboring community of Top Road.
The deceased Raven Wilson, who attended the Ocho Rios High School went missing from her home in Top Road on Friday, October 19.
Residents stumbled upon her body in a garbage bag on Sunday with a section of her head bashed in.
The St Ann police have further indicated that they are now carrying out investigations into both incidents.