Woman & 10-y-o Son Chopped to Death, Allegedly by Ex-lover, in St Ann
There were horrific scenes in the rural community of Linton Park in Watt Town, St Ann after a woman and her 10-year-old son were chopped to death, reportedly by her former lover, on Tuesday night.
Another of the woman’s children, a 12-year-old boy, who was also severely chopped during the attack, has been hospitalised in serious condition.
The victims have so far been identified as 32-year-old Alecia Francis and her son, 10-year-old Teco Jackson, a student of Linton Park All-Age School.
Reports are that at about 10:00 p.m., Francis and her three children were walking home when they were pounced upon by a man.
The man, who is believed to be a 44-year-old ex-lover of Francis, attacked and chopped Francis before turning his machete on the children.
The third child, said to be a seven-year-old girl, escaped unharmed from the attack.
The injured persons were assisted to a hospital, where Francis and Teco were pronounced dead.
The injured 12-year-old boy remains admitted in hospital.
The police have launched a manhunt for the killer.