Dispute At Bar Leaves Jamaican Man dead

loopjamaica.com- A man is to be questioned in relation to the stabbing death of another man during a dispute at a bar in Priory, St Ann on the weekend.

The deceased has been identified as 20-year-old Chavaughn Atkinson of Priory.

Police reports are that on Saturday, June 29, at about 1:20 p.m., Atkinson was at the bar when an argument developed between him and another man.

The dispute escalated to the point where the man reportedly used a knife to stab Atkinson several times.

The police were alerted and the injured man was assisted to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

His reported attacker was taken into police custody.

His identity is being withheld pending further investigations, the police indicated.