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UPDATE: Father stabbed by son now in stable condition

The man reportedly stabbed during a dispute with his son yesterday is in stable condition.

The police gave that update in a media release Friday morning; adding that the son is in custody for allegedly perpetrating the wounding.

The stabbing happened at their home in Long Trench.

Previously-published story

BVI News has been informed about reports of a stabbing in the Long Trench area of Tortola.

Our news centre understands that the reported incident happened on Thursday and arose from a domestic dispute between a father and his son.

It is understood that the son stabbed his dad in the gut. It is unclear whether the son is a minor.

Following the reported incident, however, the man was taken to the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital for treatment. His condition is not know to BVI News at this time.

Meanwhile, it is understood that police had responded to the scene and the son was reportedly arrested.

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  1. LB says:

    Should never have let that boy out the prison and straight back in the street with no support system. He is clearly mentally unstable.

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    • NOT says:

      This young was never in prison.. please get your information right……

    • Nonsense says:

      Out the prison? You must mean the behavioral ward. I’m sure he has all the support he needs but it seems as if his *** father was just not one of them , but still it’s very sad this occurred.

  2. Comment says:

    Mental illness is a serious issue in these lands. When will the UK investigate this matter? There are persons employed in Government with big degrees in high position who are clearly mentally impaired and everyone but these individuals are aware of it. This is a major issue that I hope will be investigated for the life and wellness of all.

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  3. Blind man says:

    Anyone who know him know something wrong, wonder what he “hit”

  4. Redshoes says:

    We need to pray for both of them

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