Detectives attached to the Trelawny Division have charged a man following the stabbing murder of 36-year-old Larry Holmes, otherwise called ‘Colongie’, of Freemans Hall in the parish.
Charged with murder is 35-year-old Damian Smith, otherwise called ‘Jimbo’, a farmer of Freemans Hall, Trelawny.
The police report that about 8:15 p.m. on September 03, both men were at a location in Albert Town in the parish when a dispute developed between them.
Smith allegedly left, returned with a knife, and stabbed Holmes in the chest.
Smith reportedly attempted to escape in a motor car but was intercepted by the police.
Holmes was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Smith’s court date is to be finalised.