A 56-year-old woman has been charged for the murder of her brother.

The woman is housekeeper, Desrine Stewart of Long Lane in Kingston 9.

Following a recent question and answer session, Stewart was charged for the murder of her sibling 68-year-old David Brown.

Reports into the incident are, about 10pm on Thursday, November 11, Stewart and her brother had an argument during which she pushed him.

The police say Brown fell to the ground and hit his head.

While Brown was on the ground, the accused reportedly swung a metal gate and hit the now deceased in his head twice.

Brown was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.