A 16-year-old girl from Clarendon was charged with the murder of her brother, 23-year-old Lenardo Cole at their home on Hazard Drive, May Pen in Clarendon on Friday August 5.

Reports from the May Pen Criminal Investigations Branch are about 9:30am the accused and her sister had a dispute, when Cole intervened.

The dispute escalated and the teenaged girl used a knife to stab Cole in his upper body.

He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On Monday August 8, the accused was interviewed in the presence of her attorney, after which she was charged.

Her court date is being finalised.