Mon | Jun 14, 2021

Trelawny man charged for allegedly chopping common-law wife to death

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2021 | 3:50 PM
Keeling, 29, was chopped to death at the couple's house in Clark's Town, Trelawny on Saturday.

The Trelawny Police have charged 62-year-old Stenneth Wilson, otherwise called 'Uncle', with the murder of his common-law wife Nickeisha Keeling.

Keeling, 29, was chopped to death at their house in Clark's Town in the parish on Saturday.

READ: Mother's Day grief as woman chopped to death

The police report that about 11:30 p.m., Wilson and Keeling, otherwise called 'Gal Gal', got into an argument.

The argument reportedly escalated into a fight, during which Wilson allegedly used a knife and a machete to inflict several wounds to the woman's body.

Wilson then turned himself in to the police and was charged after he allegedly confessed.

His court date is being finalised.

Follow The Gleaner on Twitter and Instagram @JamaicaGleaner and on Facebook @GleanerJamaica. Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1-876-499-0169 or email us at onlinefeedback@gleanerjm.com or editors@gleanerjm.com.