A female student of Kingston Technical High School was stabbed to death during an altercation with her classmate on the school compound Thursday.
The now deceased was reportedly in the 11th grade.
Crime scene detectives are presently at the scene.
Police have taken a 17-year-old female student at the Kingston Technical High School into custody following the killing of a 16-year-old girl from the same school.
The dead girl has been identified as Grade 11 student Mician Campbell, who was reportedly from the Kingston 2 area.
Information reaching CARIB LOOP is that about 2:45 pm, both students were at school when a dispute developed between them.
The altercation turned into a fight. During the fight, it is alleged that Campbell was stabbed to the left side of her neck and left side of her forehead. The other student received injuries to her left wrist.
Both girls were taken to the Kingston Public Hospital where Campbell succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead and the other student was treated and released into the custody of the police.
Up to late Thursday afternoon, police were still on the scene.