Man charged for allegedly stabbing good samaritan in Westmoreland
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica— A man accused of stabbing a good samaritan who attempted to help his elderly neighbour in Alma district in Grange Hill, Westmoreland, was charged on Friday.
Charged with wounding with intent is 32-year-old Odain McDonald from Alma district.
McDonald is accused of mercilessly stabbing a 58-year-old farmer who confronted him upon seeing him holding his neighbour at knife point. The injured man has since been hospitalised.
Reports indicate that around 3:45 pm last Saturday, the now-injured man heard his neighbour calling for help. He went to her assistance and saw a man holding a knife around her neck.
The farmer immediately attempted to rescue the elderly lady when he was reportedly stabbed multiple times all over his body.
Residents rushed the stab victim to hospital, where he was admitted in serious condition.
A report was made to the police, and McDonald was taken into custody. Following investigations, he was subsequently arrested and charged. The police did not provide a court date for the accused.