Jamaica Crime News, St James: One man is now in police custody and another on the run after they reportedly chopped another man to death in Long Bay in St James on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Boris Edwards, 44-year-old laborer of Barrett Town address also in St James.
In the meanwhile, the police say they are unable to release the name of the accused who has been taken into custody and the other man who is still on the run at this time.
Reports by the Barrett Town Police are that about 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, the two accused and Edwards got involved in a dispute at a location in Long Bay.
During the altercation, both men armed themselves with machetes and chased Edwards along the roadway. They caught up with him a distance away and chop him to death.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, Edwards was rushed to the Falmouth Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Barrett Town Police carried out an investigation which led to the arrest of one of the accused. The other man is presently being sought.