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St Elizabeth man killed by cousin

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth – A man is dead and his cousin taken into custody after a quarrel over money ended in a stabbing, police say.

The dead man has been identified as Karl Atkinson, 56, of Content district close to Balaclava in North East St Elizabeth. His cousin, Delroy Atkinson, also 56, of the same community has been taken into custody and is likely to be charged for murder, police say.

Reports are that the two men were having drinks at about 10.30pm Tuesday night when a disagreement developed regarding money. A knife was used to stab Karl Atkinson in the chest. He was rushed to hospital where he died while being treated.

Delroy Atkinson was detained by the police.

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