Slashed to death
A man is in police custody following the killing of 64-year-old Brenda Belle of St Barnabas, St Michael, on Tuesday night.
The man, who allegedly ingested a poisonous substance, is detained at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) under police guard.
The stabbing death took place at a house in Cutting Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael, where Belle had taken refuge following a violent attack in the Fairchild Street Market on Saturday night.
Police are also investigating the burning of Belle’s house at St Barnabas.