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UPDATE: Son allegedly chops father to death in Clarendon

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

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CLARENDON, Jamaica — An argument turned deadly after after a man was chopped to death reportedly by his son yesterday morning in the Rose Hall district of Clarendon.

Police probing death of man in Clarendon

Dead is 73-year-old Samuel Salmon also called 'Daddy Power', who was a labourer.

According to reports Salmon and his 21-year-old son, Javaughn, were at home when an argument developed between them and the younger Salmon allegedly used a machete to chop his father in his abdomen.

The police were summoned and Salmon was found lying in a room.

It is unclear at this time if his son fled the scene or is in police custody.

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