Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Teenage Prisoner Stabbed to Death: Investigations are now being carried out at the Negril Police station in Westmoreland following the stabbing death of an inmate at the lockup on Sunday night August 20th.
The dead inmate has been identified as 19-yr-old Christopher Hinds of a Westmoreland address who was facing a murder charge in the parish.
Reports are that about 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, Hinds, who was in custody at the Negril lockup, was in his cell when an altercation developed between himself and another inmate.
Minutes later, the guards heard the victim crying for help, and after rushing inside the cell, found Hinds lying on his back in a pool of blood with what appeared to be stab wounds to his upper body.
He was transported to the Sav-la-mar Hospital where he was pronounced dead.