Nephew accused of stabbing uncle to death in St James
ST JAMES, Jamaica – A man has been charged with murder after he allegedly stabbed his uncle several times in the chest following a dispute in Rose Heights, St James on Tuesday.
Charged is 29-year-old Ricardo Rhomes, a chef of Rose Heights in the parish.
He was charged with the murder of 55-year-old Bently Vaughns, a mason of the same community.
Reports from the Montego Bay police are that about 2:00 am, Rhomes had an altercation with a woman when Vaughns intervened.
A dispute developed between Rhomes and Vaughns when Rhomes pulled a knife and stabbed the now deceased in his hand.
It is alleged that Vaughns was assisted inside his home when Rhomes kicked off the door and attacked him with the said knife. Vaughns was stabbed several times in the left side of his chest.
The police were summoned and Vaughns was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Rhomes was taken into custody where he was charged after a question-and-answer session in the presence of his attorney.