The homicide count this year moved to 22 with the stabbing death of a man in Kingstown.
Police have launched an investigation into the stabbing death of Dexter Weekes, a 49-year-old resident of New Montrose, who died at 7:20 a.m., Saturday.
Police received reports that Weekes was stabbed to the left side of his chest shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday.
He was rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital where he died.
A man is in custody assisting the police with the investigation.
A post-mortem examination will be carried on the body.
It came three days after Barnet Junior McKie, 24, unemployed of Belvedere was found dead in that community.
Police said he died at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday night.
Reports are that the deceased sustained a gunshot wound, police say.
Police are also investigating the death of William Jacobs, 50, a labourer of Peruvian Vale, which occurred at Peruvian Vale, between 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 9 a.m. on Oct. 9.
Reports are that the body of the deceased was discovered lying on the beach.