Residents watched in fear as a man attacked and chopped a woman to death on the Washington Boulevard in St. Andrew last evening.

Head of the JCF’s Corporate Communications Unit, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay says the woman was chopped multiple times.

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A video being circulated on social media, shows the machete-wielding man standing over the victim, while residents expressed outrage.

The man is believed to be of unsound mind.

He is now in police custody.