A man is dead and a woman was taken into custody following an incident which took place at their home on Thursday, May 14.
Reports from the Half-Way-Tree Police are that they have arrested and charged 32-year-old Melissa Sinclair of East Kings House Road in St. Andrew with Murder.
Dead is 38-year-old Orville Pitter, a taxi operator of East Kings House Road in St. Andrew.
According to the police at about 11:30 a.m., Sinclair and the now-deceased had a domestic dispute during which she poured hot oil on him causing severe burns. Pitter was taken to hospital and later succumbed to his injuries on Monday, May 25.
Sinclair was subsequently arrested and charged and her court date is now being finalised.