Police have taken another man into custody in relation to Tuesday’s murder of 14-year-old Kayalicia Simpson of the Newlands Housing Scheme in St Thomas.
The suspect is expected to be questioned in the presence of his attorney soon.
His identity of is being withheld as the police continue to follow leads in their murder investigation.
The police made the first arrest in the teen’s murder on Wednedsay, his identity has still not been released.
Information received is that about 6:30 am, Kayalicia’s body was found near her home with several chop wounds.
Meanwhile, lawmen are appealing to anyone that may have information on the incident to contact the Yallahs Police at 982-5075, Crime Stop at 311, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.
“Persons may also give information using the Stay Alert App, which is a mobile application that can be accessed free of cost through the Unite for Change website at uniteforchangejm.org or through the Google Playstore,” a release from the Corporate Communication’s Unit said Wednesday.