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Prisoner stabbed to death at Half-Way Tree police lock-up

Published:Saturday | June 13, 2015 | 6:17 PM

A 41-year-old prisoner was this morning stabbed to death at the Half-Way Tree Police lock-up in St Andrew.

The police say Omar Nelson was killed with a make-shift weapon around 7:30 during a dispute with another inmate.

Nelson was being held on a charge of house breaking and larceny.

According to the police, Nelson who was stabbed in the chest, was pronounced dead at hospital.

The police say more information will follow.