St Ann Mother & Son Chopped to Death


A mother and her son were chopped to death in Linton Park, St Ann last night.

The victims are 32-year-old Aleisha Francis and her 12-year-old son, Teco Jackson.

Another minor who was also chopped, is in the hospital.

Ms. Francis was chopped in the face, while her son was chopped in the neck.

Police say that at about 10:20 last night, Ms. Francis and the two children were walking along the road when they were approached by man with a machete.

The man reportedly attacked the family, swinging the machete several times.

Alecia and the boys were chopped multiple times.

Teco died on the spot, while his mother died later in hospital.

The Police say they’re following strong leads regarding the identity of the attacker.


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