Several Brown’s Town residents have condemned the killing of a taxi operator who was reportedly stabbed to death by a motorcyclist on Wednesday evening in the St Ann town.

Dead is 34-year-old Nicholas Fowler, also known as Pablo, of Calderwood in the parish. Fowler operated his taxi on the Brown’s Town to Alexandria route.

Reports from the police are that about 8:00 pm, Fowler and the motorcyclist had a dispute when a knife was used to stab him several times. Fowler was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The man who allegedly stabbed Fowler is now in police custody.

People in the area at the time of the incident alleged that the motorcyclist accused Fowler of “bad driving” him before stabbing him several times.

On Thursday many people turned to Social Media sites to vent their anger.

“Can’t believe. He was such a quiet and calm person,” one person wrote.

“Oh God!! My God!! What is wrong with these heartless beasts in Jamaica,” a female posted.

“Someone bad drive you and that’s the best thing you could do, stab him up and kill him,” she continued.