Man held in relation to the murder of 9 year old boy in St. Catherine

by November 5th, 2018

A person of interest has been held, in relation to the murder of 9-year-old, Steve Johnson.

 

The young boy was killed in Windsor Heights, St. Catherine, at the weekend.

 

His mother and a younger brother were also wounded in the incident, and are said to be in serious, but stable condition at hospital.

 

Police reports are that Steve’s mother, was involved in a confrontation with a man, in an area known as Sufferer’s Heights, when the man used an object to attack her, and her two sons, before fleeing.

 

All three were taken to hospital, where police say, the 9-year-old died, from blunt force injuries.

 

The deadly attack, follows another in Clarendon days earlier, where 16-year-old, Leroy Hamilton was killed, when his sister’s ex-lover set fire to their house.

 

The sister and another relative, were injured in the attack.

 

The sister later died.