From Jamaica Gleaner…
Killed Over Ganja – Feuding Sons Of High-Society Officials
AN ARGUMENT over ganja has left the son of Supreme Court judge Lennox Campbell dead and the son of principal of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus, facing a charge of murder.
Rodney Beckles, 21, whose father, Professor Hilary Beckles, was en route to Jamaica from Barbados yesterday, is now in police custody after stabbing to death Khalil Campbell, 28, of Daisy Avenue, St. Andrew.
The accused Beckles, a student at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, allegedly stabbed Campbell 21 times after an argument over the illegal substance.
Police sources say Beckles is alleged to have denied Campbell the opportunity to smoke his chillum pipe, claiming Campbell was not mentally capable of ‘handling the weed’. An altercation developed during which Beckles allegedly stabbed Campbell several times despite attempts by two other persons to restrain him.
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Now The Same Story From The Nation News…
Bajan facing murder charge
Published on: 1/5/07.
AN ARGUMENT between two young men in Jamaica has left one dead and the other, a Barbadian, facing a charge of murder.
Dead is Khalil Campbell, 28, of Daisy Avenue, St Andrew, Jamaica, and facing a murder charge is Rodney Beckles, of Bagatelle, St Thomas.
Papine police said Beckles, a social sciences student of University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, is expected to be charged today.
Campbell died while undergoing treatment at the University Hospital of the West Indies, after an argument in which he was allegedly stabbed. (The Nation News story link here