Guilty - Vybz Kartel, three co-accused convicted, Shane Williams freed

Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused have been found guilty of the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams marking the end to a keenly watched trial that has lasted for 65 days.


The eleven-member jury began deliberating at 3:45 p.m.

Initially, the eleven-member jury deliberated for 1 hour and 53 minutes before returning a 10-1 verdict.

They were sent back to reconsider because the verdict was not unanimous and was reached under two hours.

The jurors then went back to consider the matter before again returning to the courtroom.

Adidja Palmer – GUILTY
Shawn Campbell – GUILTY
Kahira Jones – GUILTY
Shane Williams – Not GUILTY
Andre St John – GUILTY
Kartel, 38, whose real name is Adidja Palmer and his co-accused went on trial on November 20 in the Home Circuit Court.

They had been in custody since September 2011.

They were charged with the murder of 27-year-old Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams, of Waterford, St Catherine.

The Crown represented by senior deputy director of public prosecutions, Jeremy Taylor, and Crown Counsel Leighton Morris alleged that on August 16, 2011 ‘Lizard’ was beaten to death at Kartel's house at 7 Swallowfield Avenue, Havendale, St Andrew over two missing guns.

SEE: THE KARTEL TIMELINE: How the trial unfolded

The prosecution relied on circumstantial evidence and common design to prove its case against the men.

Those found guilty are to return to court for sentencing on March 27.

Kartel and five other men had been charged with William’s murder, but at the start of the trial in November last year, the fifth co-accused, fashion designer, Calvin Haye, was freed after the Crown offered no evidence against him.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to 2014.


NEW DANCEHALL & REGGAE VIDEOS


Custom Search

WHAT'S NEW IN THE WORLD OF DANCEHALL AND REGGAE MUSIC


Ishawna One Of The Hottest and Sexiest Female Artiste.

Recent Articles

  1. DJ TREASURE'S DANCEHALL & REGGAE MIXTAPES, SINGLES AND NEWS

    Dec 08, 16 11:49 PM

    This playlist provide you with latest Dancehall & Reggae mixtapes from DJ Treasure and also the latest singles and news in the entertainment industry in

    Read More

  2. TOP 10 DANCEHALL SONGS OF THE WEEK COUNTDOWN

    Dec 08, 16 11:44 PM

    Watch the Top Ten Dancehall Songs of the Week every Wednesday compiled by DJ Treasure. The Top Ten Dancehall Songs of the Week by DJ Treasure feature

    Read More

  3. DEF SHADE - NUH REAL YOUTH PROMO MIX║DANCEHALL║DECEMBER 2016║18764807131

    Dec 08, 16 11:41 PM

    DJ TREASURE PRESENTS BRAND NEW PROMO SINGLE MIX FOR DANCEHALL RECORDING ARTIST DEF SHADE. Listen, comment and share Def Shade 'Nuh Real Youth' Promo

    Read More

  4. Kantana Touch Di Road Mixtape 2016

    Dec 08, 16 12:08 PM

    Dancehall artiste Kantana dropped new mixtape titled 'Touch Di Road'. The mixtape which was released in December of 2016 is laced by material and some

    Read More

  5. Special Promotinal Package for $30USD

    Dec 07, 16 08:28 PM

    Special Promotion - Dancehall Reggae World the #1 site on the web promoting dancehall and Reggae music.

    Read More

[?]Subscribe To This Site
  • XML RSS
  • follow us in feedly
  • Add to My Yahoo!
  • Add to My MSN
  • Subscribe with Bloglines

Versatile aka Versi Pon Di Endz Official Music Video.

NEW MUSIC

Bounty Killer and Masicka Set To Released Massive Collaboration.


Jesse Royal - Black Woman Official audio


SPONSORS Sites
Dancehall Reggae Lyrics


Welcome to naturehealthrecipes.com see what nature's health has to offer.


[View full listing]

FEATURED ARTISTE SHAKESPEAR

Mavado (Gully) vs Vybz Kartel (Gaza) War 2016

Iley Chardavid has "Unleashed" new album with VPAL Music.