Parent fatally stabs teen


May 21, 2016

A woman was arrested and charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of a teenager on Thursday in Highgate, St Mary.

Information reaching THE STAR is that the deceased, 15-year-old Devario Gardener of Bromley district, was involved in an altercation with the woman's six-year-old son.

Her name is being withheld. THE STAR gathered that at about 4:30 p.m., the woman went to speak to Bromley about the incident involving her son.

Reports are that a knife was used to stab the teen who was then rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The police were summoned and the accused woman was held.

The Highgate police said the investigation is ongoing.

- A.W.

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