Vybz Kartel and 3 others were found Guilty for the killing of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams

Popular dancehall artiste Vybz kartel and 3(three) other co-accused in the killing of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams were found guilty a short while ago. 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. Also… A juror at the Vybz Katel murder trial has been taken into custody on allegations of attempting to pervert the course of justice. It is understood that the juror approached another juror and offered a bribe in exchange for a not guilty verdict. The juror is likely to appear before court tomorrow.

Kartel's Supporters outside the court... Vybz Kartel murder trial ,Photo by Jermain Barnaby
Kartel’s Supporters outside the court… Vybz Kartel murder trial ,Photo by Jermain Barnaby
Vybz kartel on is way to court earlier
Vybz kartel on is way to court earlier

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