Man accused of chopping woman and her son killed by mob
The man accused of fatally chopping a woman and her 10-year-old son in Linton Park, St. Ann on Wednesday, was killed by a mob Thursday night.
He has been identified as 41-year-old Orville Scarlett, otherwise called Bull.
It was reported that at 10 o’clock, Mr. Scarlett was seen sleeping in a yard in Watt Town, St. Ann.
He was attacked by residents who were searching for him.
They chopped him several times.
He died on the spot.
32 year-old Alisha Francis and her son Jahmani Jackson were chopped to death at their home.
Ms. Francis’s 12-year-old son, who was also attacked during the incident, remains in hospital.
Mr. Scarlett, who was said to be Miss Francis’s ex-boyfriend, was asked by the St. Ann police to turn in himself by midday Thursday.