Mentally ill man stabs his brother to death
A man believed to be of unsound mind yesterday stabbed his younger brother who is also mentally ill to death after a dispute developed between the two.
Marcus Dennis 32, succumbed to knife injuries he received from his 35 year old brother sometime after 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
The siblings who reside at a premises in Green Bottom, May Pen got into an argument and the elder brother reportedly used a knife to inflict several wounds to Dennis' upper body. He died at hospital.
The police say a third brother who also suffers from mental illness arrived home to find one brother with a knife and the other covered in blood.
The man was held by police who were on patrol in the area.
The three brothers, all mentally challenged are known to community members who say they have always lived together and never had a problem.
The 35 year old brother has since been admitted to the May Pen hospital where he is a psychiatric patient.