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Teen charged with murder of six-year-old brother

A TEENAGE girl has been charged with the murder of her six-year-old brother in Jamaica, it has been reported.

The unnamed 15-year-old stands accused of stabbing Howard Johnson Jr, at their home on Nelson Street in Jones Town, Kingston, after luring him to the garden to look for a dog.

It is believed that relatives found the youngster in a pool of blood and rushed him to the nearby Kingston Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He is thought to have died from stab wounds to his neck and chest.

The police later found the murder weapon in a drum in the family’s backyard.

The girl is expected to appear in court this week.

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