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The Westmoreland police have launched a manhunt for a suspect who they want to question in connection with the fatal stabbing of teenager during an altercation in the parish capital on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as 18-year-old Tashwayne Mellis, alias ‘Tashy’, who was of a Savanna-la-Mar address.

Reports are that about 4:00 p.m., Mellis got involved in a dispute with a woman in the town centre of Savanna-la-Mar, which a man intervened in.

A knife was brought into play and Mellis sustained stab wounds.

He was taken to the Savanna-la-Mar Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

His attacker, who fled the scene, was still at large up to Sunday morning.

The Savanna-la-Mar police are investigating the incident.