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Grants Pen police working with murder suspect's father to catch him

Published:Tuesday | December 8, 2015 | 12:04 PM

The police are still trying to locate a 14-year-old boy who is believed to have stabbed a 16-year-old to death in Grants Pen, St Andrew Sunday night.

Head of the St Andrew North police, Superintendent Jacqueline Green says contact has been made with the boy's family.

She says they are working together to locate the teen. 

 

Head of the St Andrew North police, Superintendent Jacqueline Green.

16-year-old Eric Morris, was stabbed to death after buying ice-cream at a shop in the community shortly before 10 Sunday.

The police say the grade 10 student of Norman Manley High School, was at the shop when he was approached by another teen who stabbed him twice in the chest.

According to Eric’s family, the two had reportedly had a dispute a week before over a ball.