St James man's head chopped off, allegedly by brother

September 19, 2019
Crochas Mountain in St James was the scene of a murder this morning. Dale Hylton, 25, was killed, allegedly by his older brother, 33-year-old Kevin McLeod.

A man was beheaded, allegedly by his older brother during a dispute at their home in Crochas Mountain, Roehampton, St James this morning.

A large crowd gathered at Crochas Mountain District.

The dead man has been identified as Dale Hylton, 25, while his 33-year-old brother, Kevin McLeod is now being sought by the police.

Their mother said that shortly after 8:30 a.m., both brothers were at home when an argument developed between them. As the argument escalated, Kevin, the older brother, used a machete to chop his younger brother on neck, almost severing the head from the body. Kevin then fled the scene.

A police unit is currently processing the crime scene, while another unit has gone in search for the accused man.

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