A St. Elizabeth man has now been officially charged with the murder of his family member, who he reportedly beat to death with a piece of board, in Nain District, St Elizabeth on Wednesday morning, February 20,
The accused has been charged with the murder of Douglas Wint, a farmer of Gazeland district also in Nain, St Elizabeth.
Reports by the Nain police are that about 11:30 a.m., Wint and the accused who his close relative got involved in a domestic dispute in the community.
It is further reported that the accused reached for a piece of board, which he used to inflict several wounds to Wint’s head.
The police were summoned and upon their arrival, Wint was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Following an investigation, the accused family member was taken into custody.