Brother-in-law killed in family dispute

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familylaw-009[1].jpgA 28-year-old man was chopped to death by his 16 year-old nephew during a family dispute at Green Bottom, May Pen, Clarendon Tuesday night. Another family member has been hospitalised and the nephew taken into custody.
Dead is Newton Brown, while hospitalised is Verlie Pink both of Green Bottom.


According to the Constabulary Communication Network at about 8:45 p.m., Brown and Pink, who are brothers-in-law, were involved in an argument which escalated into a fight. During the fracas, Pink was injured. The nephew, armed with a machete reportedly intervened and inflicted wounds to Brown. The two injured men were taken to hospital where Brown succumbed to his injuries and Pink was admitted in stable condition. The nephew was subsequently arrested and taken into police custody.


The May Pen Police are investigating.

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