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Trelawny man charged for stabbing death of 84-y-o grandfather

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 9:59 AM
Following the incident, the man was accosted by residents who handed him over to the police.

Detectives assigned to the Falmouth Police have arrested and charged 22-year-old chef Victor Newman for the murder of his grandfather 84-year-old Menocal Stephenson of Quick Step district in Trelawny. 

The police report that on the morning of September 11, Newman used a knife to stab Stephenson several times. 

The elderly man succumbed to his injuries.

Newman was accosted by residents who handed him over to the police.

On Monday, September 13, a question and answer session was conducted in the presence of two justices of the peace.

Newman was charged with murder on Tuesday, September 14.

His court date is being finalised.

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