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A 14-year-old student of Anchovy High school was fatally stabbed allegedly by one of her classmates during a fight on the main road near the school as they headed home at the end of the morning shift yesterday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Jamella Dawkins of Potosi, John’s Hall, in the parish. Her alleged killer has since been taken into custody.

The police report that about 12:20 pm the two schoolgirls had a fight when a knife was brought into play. Dawkins was stabbed and was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where doctors declared her dead.

Her alleged attacker reportedly fled the scene but was later held by the police in Montego Hills.

Yesterday’s tragic incident is said to be the result of a feud which developed not long ago between the two grade eight students who were once best friends.

The Jamaica Observer was told that the deadly fight was the second between the two in three days.

Efforts to get a comment from the school’s principal yesterday proved futile,

as he was said to be locked in a meeting with staff

and Ministry of Education personnel.

In a telephone interview, the school’s Chairman Calvin G Brown said the incident has left the entire school population and the families of the victim in deep mourning.

“The entire school is in mourning. The school is concerned about the fact that the incident took place and we have lost two children, the victim and the aggressor. We sympathise with the parents of both children, especially the victim. It is so senseless,” Brown lamented.

He argued that the incident underscored the need for clinical psychologists in the school system.

“Somehow we have to learn to manage aggression and you are never too young to begin to teach these types of things so that children can learn to manage conflict,” noted Brown.

“We have tried to put in conflict management but we are going to have to try to expand it… at all levels of the school system,” he added.

via JamaicaObserver

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Aeriel Matthew McIntosh

OMG!

Rohan ManchesterUnited Harrison

Not sure what is worse the stabbing or the response to the stabbing……Sad Day for the Country……..SELAH.

Anieta Dunkley
7 years ago

This is what the contry has come to we are teaching murders.

Max Von Banton
Max Von Banton
7 years ago

country

Sophia Holness
7 years ago

jamaica gone to the dogs, in my days growing up we would never think of killing each other, we quarrel and malice each other and then friends again, this is terrible

Erica Harrison
Erica Harrison
7 years ago

I can't believe this has happened, can't even believe that someone would even post this. I think Killer(girl) should get locked up for the rest of her natural born life. To the JACKASS who recorded and posted this stuff he should also be arrested. Damn, these kids have no mercy, this is too freaking WICKED. For that chick, I hope there is some street justice.

Imran Forbes
7 years ago

Smh

Commalette Mendez
Commalette Mendez
7 years ago

They making teaching a very scary prospect.

Gregory Cleghorn
7 years ago

Just listening to how these so called children acted over the killing and see the leading up to the stabbing, tell me why we shouldn't refer to them as a bunch of murderers, are we better off than Iraq?, well I don't think so and why shouldn't these murderers shouldn't be in prison on death row? Its so sad what we witness, but can we really blame them when we see how our so call leaders behave in Parliament?

Kerry Ann Powell-Ricketts
Kerry Ann Powell-Ricketts
7 years ago

omg this is what our country gone to now…i just cant believe wat I just c ere…Jesus Christ man Jamaica need God…We r living in d last days and people need to turn frm their wicked ways and seek god…my heart goes out to this little girl family…May God bring joy and peace to their hearts…smh…the taxi driver I cant beleive he worshipped his ole car that he could nt try to save a life…smh…people please take heed seek God before its 2 late.

Cleopatra Green
Cleopatra Green
7 years ago

You are so true Sophia Holness we can look back at those days and laugh. Unfortunately, these youngsters knows nothing about Godly character, they neither go to Sunday or Sabbath school. Children live what they learn. Prayer and worship is taken from most of our class rooms, and the suggestion of "devine intervention" is a disturbing suggestion to most of us. The question i will ask, what will our future generation be like?

Shanicia Barrett
7 years ago

true word Kerry…smh

Shanicia Barrett
7 years ago

I mean the child's life could have bn saved..they have up the poor child up n dwn…bwoy im so upset rite nw…my heart goes out to the family…may God b with them smh..

Carlyle Peart
Carlyle Peart
7 years ago

Very sad day for the parents of all those children…..I'd love to see children who murder stand trial as adults for their crime

Mark Richards
Mark Richards
7 years ago

this sick me to me stomach, you mean fe say to gyal pickney a fight and one of dem have fe draw fea knife!, would love to know whe the a fight for so hard that them have to kill,? the sad ting is this is what people see on the news and TV and thing every Jamaican is the same now that little girls are killing that just leave the baby dem next to be tarred wid the same brush! A fuckery whe this a promote maybe if one of them kid deh mdid know first aid and apply… Read more »

Cindy M L Clear
Cindy M L Clear
7 years ago

Mark that made tears flow down my face…I'm so disgusted!!! ๐Ÿ™

Mark Richards
Mark Richards
7 years ago

its just so wrong

Glenesha Sharpe
7 years ago

The fight was over a man. These little girls don't know the essence of life

Carole Campbell
7 years ago

It is not easy to comment on this video because there are so many levels of depravity. From the videographer to the bystanders, and certainly the country of Jamaica that is hosting so much violence, without taking effective measures to counter it. I find it hard to speak. Instead I weep. For all our lives we have accommodated certain blasphemic elements in our language. We ourselves at some point have uttered cursewords or tolerated them from others but I hope, through this video, we can hear the desecration and the utter lawlessness coming through from the comments of the videographer… Read more »

Sherene Taylor
Sherene Taylor
7 years ago

Why did they only take the killer in? what about her accomplice? All the sadist involved in this cruel act should be sent to prison, including the filthy mouth camera manure and the others pulling her…..i have a lil girl and things like these make me wonder (SIGH)….

Cram Sivad
7 years ago

this is very sad ti know that u sent ur child to school and only to hear one is dead and the other is wnated in connection with a murder. the government of Jamaica and Jamaicans alike can't we see what destruction is happeneing to future leaders of the country? What will happen when its their turn to lead the country these are serious times. Kids just enjoy your childhood don not rush become an adult to face the problems of the world. Those days cannot be regained when they are lost!!!!!!

Michael C. Croll
Michael C. Croll
7 years ago

Are these school kids or are they savages? No hope for the Island at all, it is a disgrace to see this kind of behavior coming from children, Shame on Jamaica for this kind of barbaric behavior. Who could have prevented this young lady from losing her life? This is just wrong and who will step-up to prevent this from happening again? This young lady was killed by her former best friend. My heart hurt when I watch the video.

Musa Laing
7 years ago

i cried what is taking place in our country, Jamaica turn back to God or this country is going face a hard knock.

Nyron Cameron
7 years ago

It is absolutely senseless, shameful ,and distasteful. Not to mention the young man who took the video. This video ought to taken off the internet and this young man who was more interested in filming a video than saving lives should please taste a little of what it is to suffer in such manner. Even in dying the young lady's dress was flung up in the air exposing her body and it did not matter. I attend this noble institution and graduated over 18 years ago ,and this is the worst even I have ever seen or heard of to… Read more »

Noris Haye
7 years ago

Erica Harrison I share your outrage. Please realize, however, that this killing may well have been the result of one girl seeking "street Justice". We must break this cycle of violence.

Jacqui Myrie
Jacqui Myrie
7 years ago

that is so so sad ๐Ÿ™

Judine Smith
Judine Smith
7 years ago

Jesus we need you more than ever, too much blood being shed, too much pain, we cry out to you Lord. These are signs that the end is near, this nation has no longer have a heart, no love and no fear for God.
Jesus Save Us, have mercy dear Lord…. WE NEED YOU JESUS, WE NEED YOU MORE THAN EVER. Our children have been taken over by the devil, save them, Save us Lord.

Carl Knight
7 years ago

Trust mi, it brought tears to mi eyes to see this barbaric act. I can imagine the feelings to a close relative who might happen to see this video. I think I should give the videographer some credit for enlightening the public with what took place but he on the other hand doesn't seems to be different from the killer after hearing him getting aggressive to someone that they should not push him cause him wi do summady tings to… SOOOOO SUPER SADDDDDD! ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™

Xavier O Anderson
7 years ago

mi nu sorry fi har(one that got stabbed). done chat

Wayne Newman
7 years ago

@ Erica Harrison.You don't make sense when you are calling out for street justice? Wasn't the attacker the one who got stabbed and why didn't she go and sit down on a bench too instead of trying to impress the other idiots touting her?

Kami Gee
7 years ago

I thought i wanted to see what went down, but now i regret it… this is so frightening and to think these kids stood there behaving like that, one actually video the whole incident… so heartless at such young ages… i pray for our nation…

Kami Gee
7 years ago

the time him tek a video him shudda a call di police….credit??? plz.. then him a tell di girl hurry up an gwaan before police come..kmdt

Kim-berley Anderson
Kim-berley Anderson
7 years ago

totally speechless…what has our country come to, what is wrong with our nations children…may god provide peace and comfort for the relatives of the victim and I hope this girl get the full punishment she deserves! this is just disgusting and brutal!

Valerie Grant
7 years ago

Can I get a contract # for u sir

Jermaine Bolo Hall
7 years ago

me heart bleed….Jah kno star…kmt.

Deuces Okc Thunder Huggins

ass whip that cud have being u

Psalm One-hundred
Psalm One-hundred
7 years ago

This is what happens to a society that adopts everything from other countries good or a bad. A country that don't know where it's coming from and consequently don't where it's heading to.

Amanda Marie
Amanda Marie
7 years ago

This is the second time I've seen this and in my opinion these are the reasons why that child suffered so long. 1. These bystanders clearly thought it was a joke. 2. When they realized it wasn't they all panicked. 3. The 2 "sensible adults" weren't sensible enough to take her to the hospital or provide first aid. 4. No one knew first aid or had enough sense to call the police. She could have been saved. BUT she was also wrong to go starting that fight not knowing what she was getting into. I'm not saying she brought it… Read more »

Kadian Purrier
7 years ago

May her little soul rest in peace. Its the new thing now to video a persons misfortune and/or demise. In NYC a man got hit by a train and there was a picture taken of his final moments. The person taking the picture was close enough to reach out and touch the guy, which means he could have also lent a helping hand.One never knows when their turn may come and hopefully someone will put the camera down and lend a helping hand. We watch though the aid of YouTube, but god is also watches, and karma is a bitch.… Read more »

Kadian Purrier
7 years ago

I'm so vex I got to come again: Where were the grown people? School let out and no security is around at all? Not 1 teacher or staffer is in close enough proximity that they could render assistance? They should have mucho security cus a teacher got stabbed there in 2011 after which all these "big changes" were supposed to have taken place, so what happened? I saw a guy who looked like an adult begin to render aid, but then he looked like he changed his mind. She spent her last 6 minutes on this earth being dragged through… Read more »

Stormwave Nightclub
7 years ago

..this is one of the main reasons why I spent every last dollar to ensure that my children pass their exams to be quaranteed places into reputable institutions in Jamaica and I feel the pain for those parents who aren't so fortunate.

Hiyah Grade
Hiyah Grade
7 years ago

its a shame that happen but this shows its time to cut out the class thing,high class school,middle class school,and then there is the under privileged school that no one wants to send there children,its time to strive for one class one standard one educational level and hold teachers and parents responsible no matter where the school is,im tired of this kind of things happening it needs to stop now.

Stacey PB Senior
Stacey PB Senior
7 years ago

My heart is heavy… how would these 'children' be so wicked? sigh… its heart rending. My condolences to the family. This is indeed hard for us to watch I had to be fighting back my tears. I cant express how angry I am.
Oh GOD we do need divine intervention.

Stacy-Ann Whyte
7 years ago

any child kill my child me a kill them back sorry.

Lance Alexander Subknight Morgan

u nuh c seh is a bunch a senseless fucking idiots deh deh.

Lance Alexander Subknight Morgan

smh ONLY IN JAMAICA too much fucking idiots.

Lance Alexander Subknight Morgan

u nuh realize seh is a bunch of whoring ass set of dog shits a so call run the island

Lance Alexander Subknight Morgan

god cya save dem set of ignorant hotheaded fucks not dem type a people ere n this so called island need more than god. we already dne living in a ignorant, corrupt n fuck up society

Doreen Thompson-Francis
Doreen Thompson-Francis
7 years ago

Carole Campbell, I have shared this also which some found distasteful. I did because I mourn. I agree with all the sentiments you have written here. I do hope this is a wake up call to what is really taking place with our children and in our beloved island.

Thomas Jat
Thomas Jat
7 years ago

Bring back slavery….'our' people 'most', not ALL and the young people are Damned and wicked to have life! this could have been my daughter…I feel sick to my stomach…sick!