JC student stabbed and killed during robbery on bus
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 14-year-old student of Jamaica College was this afternoon (app 4:10 pm) stabbed and killed during a robbery on a bus in close proximity to the school (Old Hope Road – St Andrew).
Early reports from the police are that after the JC student boarded the bus, a man tried to rob him of his watch and other valuables. The young JC student, Nicholas Christopher Francis, resisted his attacker and was stabbed several times. He was rushed to hospital by the driver of the bus where he was pronounced dead (app 5:17 pm).
Two people are being questioned by the police and the bus on which the murder took place is in the custody of the lawmen.