Man stabs employer to death at workplace

March 25, 2017
Police gather outside Moncrieffe's Patio Shop on Old Hope Road in St Andrew last Friday after the murder.

A killer is on the run as investigators piece together a murder and stabbing incident, which unfolded at the Moncrieffe's Patio Shop located on Old Hope Road yesterday.

The accused man, who is employed to the establishment, stabbed to death one of his employers, while the co-owner, Vassell Moncrieffe, and two other employees who were also assaulted were hospitalised in serious condition.

The slain woman, Barbara Moncrieffe, died on the spot.

THE STAR understands that the incident occurred shortly after noon and was allegedly carried out by the man who was not scheduled for work on the day in question.

THE STAR gathered that the injured employees, both females, aged 18 and 19, were stabbed in the upper body.

Information gathered is that ill feelings were harboured after an issue surrounding some missing funds at the workplace for which the police were summoned.

The St Andrew Central police are investigating.

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