News Out Of St. Mary
15 year old Rushawn Duncan, of Cricket River in Annotto Bay St Mary was fatally stabbed by his friend in a freak accident Thursday night.
playing a prank
Reports are that at about 9:15 pm,
Duncan and another friend were hiding in bushes to surprise their 16 year old friend who had been walking home at the time.
However, the 16 year old was reportedly walking home with a ratchet knife that was opened in his hand,
and Duncan was accidentally stabbed after jumping out of the bushes to surprise him.
He was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The 16 year old was taken into custody and was questioned.
He is to be handed over into the custody of the Child Development Agency (CDA).
It’s the latest tragedy to rock Annotto Bay, following a triple murder in the community on Monday morning.
Duncan represented Steer Town Academy and St Mary Raiders in football,
and was part of Jamaica’s Under-15 Boys training squad in the lead up to the CONCACAF Championship in the United States.