Saturday 19 October, 2019

Jamaica: Eight-year-old child chopped to death by stepdad

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Another murderous incident has been recorded locally involving a child, this time in St Catherine, Jamaica. 

In the latest case, an eight-year-old boy was chopped to death in the community of Windsor Heights on Saturday in a reported case of domestic violence.

The child’s mother and her older son were also reportedly injured in the incident.

Early indications are that the mother of the now-deceased boy and her common-law husband were engaged in an argument that ended in deadly violence.

Reports are that the man used a machete to chop the woman and her two sons, before fleeing the scene.

The police are investigating the incident.

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