(The Den) A 31-year-old inmate at a correctional facility in St Catherine has been charged with murder among a slew of other offences.
Reports are that about 9:15 a.m., on November 13, Robert Thompson fatally stabbed correctional officer Jimel Westney.
Westney was one of two correctional officers attending to the inmates, when Thompson allegedly used a sharp object to inflict a wound to Westney’s back.
Westney was pronounced dead at the hospital.
In addition to Murder, Thompson has been charged with Introducing Contraband in a Penal Institution and Assault at Common Law.
Thompson was charged following an interview with his attorney.