Psychiatric evaluation for teen who severed grandma's head
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica- The teen accused of beheading his grandmother in Shrewsbury, Westmoreland yesterday, will undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Kevin Turner, 19,who is accused of murdering his 76-year-old grandmother Phyllis Walters, was taken for medical treatment and remains in police custody.
It's reported that they were called yesterday after Turner reported to his older brother, Fabian Turner, that their grandmother had died.
His grandmother arrived on Sunday from Canada to make funeral arrangements.
It was reported that the teen began acting strangely after a their father died in a motor vehicle crash last week, he was taken to the doctor and given medication.
Fabian Turner said his younger brother told him the bad news while wearing the blood stained clothes.
He said he left his brother and grandmother at home in the evening and was greeted with news of the beheading yesterday morning.
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