Five Women Charged In The Brutal Beating Of Jamaican Teen

In a story that received widespread international attention in the diaspora and among Jamaica celebrities, the Jamaica Gleaner is reporting that five persons are now in police custody for the brutal beating of a seventeen year old teenage girl. Kaylan Dowdie, 17, a past student of Papine High School, is currently on life support after she was beaten by a group of women on November 7 along Barbican Road. The party was being held without a permit on Boysie Lane. Read more from the Jamaica Gleaner.