A 62-year-old man was chopped to death, reportedly by his son, in Green Acres, Spanish Town, St Catherine on Wednesday.
Reports are that approximately 6:00 p.m., the man identified as James Bunting, and his son, Horace, had an argument.
Indications are that during the heated exchange, the elder Bunting was attacked and chopped in the head.
He was taken to hospital, where he died while undergoing treatment.
Police The suspect fled the scene and is still at large.
The Green Acres community recently benefited from the establishment of a police post with a newly-assigned service vehicle, reportedly because of the increasing crime numbers there.