Police charge suspect in Manchester chopping death

Police charge suspect in Manchester chopping death

Friday, November 15, 2019

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MANCHESTER, Jamaica— Detectives from the Manchester Division have arrested and charged 55-year-old Elvis Sergeant otherwise called 'Spider', with the October 27 murder of Jermaine Chin in Mandeville, Manchester.

According to the police, 38-year-old Chin, otherwise called 'Indian' of Balvenie Heights in the parish, was in the vicinity of Mandeville Plaza about 5:45 am when he was attacked by Sergeant and another man with a machete.

Chin was chopped and stabbed several times.

The police were called and Chin was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The police said, Sergeant who is of Meadstone district in the parish, was later held during an operation.

He was interviewed and subsequently charged with murder.

His court date will be announced at a later date.

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