Villa Man in Custody Following Latest Homicide
A 38 years old man of Villa is currently in police custody assisting the police with their investigations into the alleged murder of 36 years old Christopher Smithers of Friars Hill Development.
It was reported that Smithers and the alleged suspect were involved in an altercation, during which, he allegedly armed himself with a sharp object to stab the deceased.
Smithers was transported to the Sir Lester Bird Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injury.
He was pronounced dead at approximately 6:45 pm.
The police have are in the process of interviewing a number of people whom they believe can further assist them in their investigation.
The alleged incident occurred on St. Johns Street around 6:23 pm on Tuesday 1st March 2022.