Friday 18 October, 2019

Eight-year-old child chopped to death by stepdad

File photo

File photo

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

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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