Sunday 15 December, 2019

Teen charged with murder arising from dispute while picking ackees

A 17-year-old boy of Bellfield district in Runaway Bay, St Ann, has been charged with murder.

Reports from the Runaway Bay police are that about 8.50 am on Friday, November 8, 19-year-old Okar Campbell was among of group of persons who went to pick ackees in the community.

During the exercise, an argument reportedly developed between Campbell and the teen, which led to the teenager allegedly stabbing Campbell in the upper body with a knife that was brought into play.

Campbell was pronounced dead at hospital.

A court date is soon to be announced for the teenager.

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