10 Grade 'Edith' student charged with murder of another student

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The Grade 10 male student, who fatally stabbed another at the Edith Dalton James High school in Duhaney Park, St Andrew on Thursday has been charged with murder.

Police report that the student, who is from a St Andrew address was slapped with the charge on Saturday. The name of the student has been withheld because he is a minor.

Reports are that at about 11:30 am, the two grade 10 boys had a physical altercation. During the melee, one student pulled a sharp instrument and stabbed the other grade 10 student identified as Clive Matherson.

"One student was walking past and bounce off the other student watch; the (owner of the watch) told the other student to pick up the watch and an argument developed," one alleged eyewitness said.

The watch owner, Matherson was reportedly stabbed by the other student. The injured teenager was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The incident has left students and teachers in shock.

 

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