Shock, grief after 23-y-o man allegedly killed by girlfriend


There has been an outpouring of grief on social media following Thursday evening’s stabbing death of a man, allegedly by his girlfriend in the Alexandria area of St Ann.

The deceased man is 23-year-old Akeem Berbick, also called Bum Bum, a farmer of Alexandria.

Initial police reports are that at about 2:13 pm, Berbick and his girlfriend allegedly had a dispute at their home.

During the dispute, Berbick’s girlfriend allegedly used a knife and stabbed him multiple times.

He was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The woman was later apprehended and taken into police custody. Her identity is being withheld as police investigators are probing the matter.

In the meantime, several persons have been left in shock and disbelief at Berbick’s killing. They took to social media site, Facebook, to comment on his tragic demise.

A cousin of Berbick, Toni-Ann xJha’Niyah posted on her Facebook page: “U link me wah day and say Cous a nuh so we live and look deh now yuh gone. Itz Akeem Berbick RIP. Miss yuh but me affy carry on.”

A friend of Berbick commented: “Just deh a yard wid u a few days ago…… and get a call today saying tht you’re gone….damn…Smh….R.I.P peace my lil bro!!!!!”

Kadion Fashikie Lgsg Morris wrote: “Oiiii pleAse tell mi say a lie this but Jesus omg.”

Latoya Rowe commented: “R.I.P Bum Bum, mother’s day was the last time I saw u smh.”

Gleneke Babyg Powell said: “What!!!! Smh I’m so shocked god know mi feel it.”