UPDATE: 17-y-o girl in police custody after student killed at Kingston Technical
A section of the Kingston Technical High School is cordoned off by the police following the stabbing death of a student on Thursday.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Police have taken a 17-year-old female student at the Kingston Technical High School into custody following the killing of a 16-year-old girl from the same school.

The dead girl has been identified as grade 11 student Michion Campbell, who was reportedly from the Kingston 2 area.

WATCH: Kingston Technical student killed during fight at school

Information reaching OBSERVER ONLINE is that about 2:45 pm, both students were at school when a dispute developed between them. The altercation turned into a fight.

During the fight, it is alleged that Campbell was stabbed to the left side of her neck and left side of her forehead. The other student received injuries to her left wrist.

Both girls were taken to the Kingston Public Hospital where Campbell succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead and the other student was treated and released into the custody of the police.

Up to late Thursday afternoon, police were still on the scene.

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