February16, 2021– The man suspected of chopping a Clarendon woman to death in Crooked River, in the parish on Monday, February 15, is now in police custody.

The suspect was picked up a short while ago in Kingston by the St. Andrew Central Police.

61-year-old Sharon Cole was yesterday chopped to death about 5:10 p.m. during a dispute.

Reports from the Chapelton Police are that Cole reportedly got into an argument with a man. It is alleged that the argument escalated and the man used a machete to chop Cole several times all over her body. She was rushed to the hospital, however, she was pronounced dead on arrival.


Investigations are ongoing.