Staff members and students at the Kingston Technical High School are receiving grief counselling and support, from the Ministry of Education and the police’s Community Safety and Security Branch.

This follows yesterday’s incident at the school, where a female student was stabbed to death by another.

Dead is 5th form student Michion Campbell.

Head of Operations for the Kingston Central Police Division, Deputy Superintendent Linval Phoenix says the female student accused of stabbing Campbell is in custody.

DSP Phoenix says a gossip triggered the deadly confrontation.

DSP Phoenix says despite the regular searching of students, they find ways to get prohibited weapons into the schools.

Deputy Superintendent Linval Phoenix, Head of Operations for the Kingston Central Police Division.