ST THOMAS, Jamaica— The St Thomas police have charged a man for murder after a dispute between family members turned deadly in Holland Town, Dalvey district in St Thomas on Sunday, August 14.
Charged is 19-year-old Ashawn Chisholm otherwise called ‘Babu’, of Holland Town, Dalvey district in St Thomas.
The victim of the deadly dispute was identified as Kevaun Dixon, 21, otherwise called ‘Tupsi’, a labourer also of Holland Town, Dalvey district in St Thomas and Duckensfield district in the parish.
Reports are that about 12:00 pm, Chisholm was involved in an altercation with members of his family, when Dixon, who is his brother, intervened to resolve the situation. Moments later, a physical altercation developed between the brothers, during which Chisholm, who was armed with a kitchen knife, allegedly stabbed the now deceased to the right side of his chest. Dixon reportedly fell to the ground and the accused reportedly dropped the knife and ran.
Dixon was assisted to the Princess Margaret Hospital by residents, where he was pronounced dead.
Chisolm was charged on Thursday, August 18 after an interview.