Thursday 1 October, 2020

Police make 'quick arrest' of fatal stabbing suspect in St James

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting that police in St James made a quick arrest of a suspected killer in the parish on Tuesday.

Dead is 39-year-old Ryan Stevenson, a vendor of Retirement district, St James.

The Corporate Communications Unit of the JCF said reports from the Barnett Street Police are that about 4:10 pm, Stevenson and the accused had an altercation during which a knife was used to inflict stab wounds to Stephenson. Stephenson was reportedly transported to the hospital by residents and was later pronounced dead.

Further reports are that the police were summoned and contact was made with the force's Quick Response Team that was in the area. The team responded promptly and within 20 minutes, the accused was apprehended, according to reports by the police.

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