ST ANN, Jamaica – A woman and a young boy were chopped to death in the community of Linton Park in Watt Town, St Ann last evening, while another child has been hospitalized with injuries sustained during the incident.

According to reports, 32-year-old Alecia Francis was walking along the roadway with 12-year-old Teco Jackson and the other child about 10:30 pm when they were attacked by a man, who chopped them several times.

The police said they were summoned by residents who were alerted by cries of help.

The three were taken to hospital where Francis and Teco were pronounced dead and the other child admitted in stable condition.

Investigations are ongoing.