Tuesday 10 December, 2019

‘Nelson’ wanted for reportedly stabbing farmer to death on a bus

The Lucea police in Hanover are continuing to appeal to members of the public for their assistance to apprehend a man who allegedly stabbed a farmer to death in a bus on the way to Mount Peace district in the parish,

The suspect has only been identified as 'Nelson'.

Reports are that about 10pm on Tuesday night, the now deceased farmer, 56-year-old Patrick Graham, and ‘Nelson’ were engaged in an argument while travelling on a bus from Lucea to their community of Mount Peace.

Upon reaching their destination, a knife was reportedly used by ‘Nelson’ to stab Graham multiple times to the upper body.

The police were alerted and Graham was assisted to the hospital, where he died.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect is being asked to contact the Lucea police at 876-956-2333, the police 119 emergency number, Crime Stop at 311, or the nearest police station.

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