Vybz Kartel Trial

Vybz Kartel high profile murder trial gets underway today in the Home Circuit Court.

Both prosecution and defense gave their opening statements before the prosecution called their first witness, the crime scene investigator.

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During his testimony, the investigator paint a gruesome crime scene picture where the bullet riddle body of Barrington “Bossie” Burton lay on the side of the roadway in a pool of blood.

Vybz Kartel along with Nigel Thompson and Lenburgh McDonald, who are all charged with Burton’s murder, were all in court for the trial.

Initial police report states that the accused men shot and killed Burton along Walkers Avennue in Gregory Park, St. Catherine in July of 2011.

If convicted Vybz Kartel could face life imprisonment.