Woman dies after being chopped with machete
A man who allegedly attacked three people in Top Litchfield in Wait-A-Bit, Trelawny, yesterday is now in police custody facing a murder charge following the death of one of the victims.
Dead is 70-year-old Violet Rowe, a farmer of the same community.
Reports are that about 7:20 a.m., the man was reportedly being transported to a medical facility by a relative when he attacked the woman with a machete and then ran. It is alleged that the man then turned on Rowe, who was also chopped several times. Another man was also attacked, allegedly with a farm tool.
All three injured persons were taken to hospital, where Rowe later died.
Investigations are ongoing.