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Trelawny man arrested after wounding three, one dies

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2016 | 1:37 PM

A man who allegedly attacked three people in Top Litchfield near Wait-A-Bit in Trelawny is now in police custody facing a murder charge following the death of one of the victims.

Seventy-year-old Violet Rowe, a farmer from Litchfield died at hospital shortly after the attack. 

It is reported that about 7:20 a.m., the man was being transported to a medical facility by a relative when he attacked her with a machete and then ran. 

The man then turned on Rowe, chopping her several times.

Another man was also attacked, allegedly with a farm tool.

All three injured persons were taken to hospital, where Rowe later died.