St. Elizabeth woman stabbed to death, her ex-boyfriend in custody

Neville Sinclair, the father of Nevia Sinclair, who was stabbed to death in Brinkley, St. Elizabeth Sunday night, and Superintendent Samuel Morgan, Commanding Officer for the St. Elizabeth Police


A 27 year old woman, Nevia Sinclair, was allegedly stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend in the community of Brinkley, St. Elizabeth last night.

The accused was handed over to the police by his father this morning.

It's reported that, sometime before 11 o'clock, the man entered Miss Sinclair's family house through a window.

She had been reportedly staying at the house since their five-year relationship broke down.

Miss Sinclair, an employee of the National Works Agency, was stabbed while she slept.

She was able to raise an alarm, waking her parents. They reported seeing the accused fleeing the scene.

It's reported that the couple's relationship had turned abusive.

This is the first murder recorded in St. Elizabeth since the start of the year.

Domestic Violence Intervention Centres
The Jamaica Constabulary Force is reminding members of the public to utilise Domestic Violence Intervention Centres. 
The centres were established to deal with all cases of domestic violence.
In a statement on Monday, the Jamaica Constabulary Force said domestic violence is an activity that can lead to major crimes and early intervention is necessary to save lives.
The St. Elizabeth police are also appealing to residents to seek their assistance at the station to resolve domestic disputes or to refer persons in such situations to the police so they can be assisted. 


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