Twenty-four-year-old Rajay Hood of Mahoe Road in Cromwelland, St. Mary was yesterday charged for the stabbing murder of an electrician in his community on Friday, June 26.
The dead man has been identified as 55-year-old Paul Forrest of Cromwelland, Highgate in St. Mary.
Reports from the Highgate Police are that an argument developed between the two after Hood hired Forrest to carry out electrical work at his home. During the dispute, Hood used a knife to stab Forrest several times, he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Hood was subsequently arrested and charged with Murder.
His court date is being finalised.