Saturday 7 December, 2019

Man stabbed to death in Port Antonio; suspect in custody

The Portland police have detained a male suspect in relation to the stabbing death of a man in Port Antonio on Monday night.

The deceased has been identified as Patrick Nelson, otherwise called ‘Raymond’ or ‘Bad Coolie’, of a Portland address.

Reports are that sometime after 5:00 p.m., Nelson was at the intersection of Blake and William streets in Port Antonio, when he was approached by a man who was armed with a knife.

The man stabbed Nelson multiple times before escaping from the scene.

The wounded man was assisted to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Hours later, the alleged perpetrator surrendered to the police.

He is to be questioned by investigators.

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