Father Charged With Murder For Shooting Death Of Son

Detectives assigned to the Half Way Tree Criminal Investigations Branch have laid murder charges against a father for the shooting death of his son.

Charged is 64-year-old Delton Knight.

On Monday, April 12 an argument ensued between Knight and his 38-year-old son Ruel, at their business place on Gordon Town Road. After which, Knight brandished his licensed firearm and fired shots, hitting Ruel in the chest. Knight then fled the scene.

Knight was later accosted and questioned in the presence of his attorney. However, he was charged on Saturday, April 17.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says his court date is being finalized.