Jamaica Crime News: Keron Watson, otherwise called ‘Timber’ 30-year-old, the man who severed the head of another man in the community of Cascade in Hanover, was shot and killed by the police on Tuesday morning of July 31st.
Watson, who also stabbed and injured a Police Inspector before he was fatally shot, also chopped another man to death in the community on Monday night. The Lucea police reported that on Monday night about 9:30 pm, Watson walked to a section of the community where he used a machete to chop Howard Ellis, 45 year old, landscaper, to death.
On Tuesday morning, a team of officers went to a house which is occupied by the accused man. After enterinatsg the house, the officers were in the process of searching underneath a bed when they were attacked by Watson who was armed with a knife.
He lashed out with the knife stabbing the officer to his hand and head. Watson was shot and transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead. On Saturday, July 28th, Watson severed the head of Keniel Hall, 22 year old, unemployed of Rejoin district. He has since been in hiding and has attacked several residents in his community, before chopping the resident to death.
Reports by the police are that Hall left his home in Rejoin district on Saturday morning, to visit the accused who is a close friend, and who resides at River Road in Cascade district.
On reaching the area, Hall walked into the yard where the accused resides but little did he know what faith awaits him.
The accused man used a machete to sever Hall’s head from his body. He then used a knife to cut away Hall’s tongue, remove his eyes and also his brain. Shortly after, 12:00 noon, neighbor stumbled upon the hideous act and raised an alarm, and the accused man ran into a nearby hill and hid in bushes. The police were summoned and upon arrival Hall’s headless body was seen lying in the yard underneath a tree. His head was discovered about three feet away, with the face skinned off and the eye and tongue removed.
The scene was processed, and the body and the head later removed to hospital where Hall was pronounced dead. Our news team also learnt from community members that recently the girlfriend of the accused man walked out on him, and since then, he has been going out of his mind. It is also believed that he went out of his mind when he attacked Hall, who is a close friend, and cut off his head.
In the meanwhile residents in the area are rejoicing that Watson has been killed.
By: News Reporter