St Mary teen charged with murder

Detectives assigned to the St Mary Police Division arrested and charged a 17-year-old boy with the murder of a man at a plaza on Main Street, Highgate, St Mary, on Thursday.

Dead is 55-year-old Leopold Graham, otherwise called 'Gary' or 'Pata Cat', a labourer of Hibicus Avenue, Highgate in the parish.

Reports are that about 6:30 am, a dispute developed between Graham and the teen, when Graham used a piece of board to hit him. The teen allegedly used a knife to stab Graham.

The Police were alerted and Graham was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An investigation was launched and the teen was arrested and later charged on Friday, March 17 following a question-and-answer session in the presence of his attorney.

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