Detectives from the St Mary Police Division have charged a man with the murder of 24-year-old Jervis Francis, otherwise called ‘Bubbla’, a loan officer of Hyatt district in the parish, on Sunday, February 20.
Charged is 48-year-old Roy Stephenson, otherwise called ‘Head Top’, a labourer, also of Hyatt Hill district.
Reports are that Stephenson and Francis had an altercation on Sunday, during which Stephenson allegedly used a knife to stab Francis, before fleeing the scene.
Francis died of the injuries he sustained.
Stephenson was apprehended in the parish a few hours later, and was subsequently charged with murder.
A date is being finalised for his appearance in court.