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19-y-o Inmate Stabbed to Death in Police Custody during Brawl
An inmate at the Negril police lock-up died as result of stab wounds he sustained during an altercation with another inmate on Sunday night.
The deceased has been identified as 19-year-old murder accused Christopher Hines.
Reports are that about 7:30 pm, police heard a cry for help coming from the cell and went to investigate.
Upon their arrival, the lawmen saw Hines lying in a pool of blood, suffering from stab wounds. Another inmate was also seen with stab wounds.
They were both taken to hospital where Hines was pronounced dead and the other inmate treated and placed back into custody.
The Westmoreland police are investigating.