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GUILTY .. Vybz Kartel Convicted Of Murder

 
 

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Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, was moments ago found guilty of murdering his former associate Clive “Lizard” Williams.

The news sent shockwaves throughout the dancehall community as the entertainer is looking at spending the rest of his life behind bars.

DETAILS: Vybz Kartel Lawyers Plans To Appeal Verdict

The 11-member jury took just 2 hours in their deliberation before returning a 10:1 verdict. Presiding judge Lennox Campbell initially sent them back to deliberate further in hopes that they will reach a unanimous verdict.

But the jury returned inside the court minutes later with said 10:1 deadlock.

“We will not sit by and let this case of injustice score victory,” a rep for Vybz Kartel told Urbanislandz.com. “We will be appealing the verdict given the many questionable police corruption in the case.”

Vybz Kartel, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John were all found guilty, while co-accused Shane Williams was acquitted of the murder

Jamaican authorities stunned everyone when they swoop down on a hotel in Kingston on September 30, 2011 and arrested Vybz Kartel and several other men.

Weeks later the aced dancehall star was slapped with not one but two murder charges. He was acquitted for the murder of Barrington “Bossie” Burton in July last year.

Vybz Kartel leaving court

After over two years and several delays, the trial for the murder of Clive Williams got underway on November 18, 2013 in the Home Circuit court in Kingston.

The prosecution, headed by attorney Jeremy Taylor, took 46 days and 24 witnesses to build its case against the “Dancehall Hero” deejay. The Crown argued that Vybz Kartel, his protege Shawn “Storm” Campbell, friends Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams all participated in the beating death Clive “Lizard” Williams over two missing firearms belonging to the deejay.

The alleged murder took place on August 16, 2011 at a house on Swallowfield Road in Havendale believed to be owned by Vybz Kartel.

Clive Williams body has yet to be found.

To help make their case, the prosecution introduced several damning evidences including text messages, voice notes, Blackberry Messenger messages and video footage.

The Crown also had the help of an informant who says he accompanied Clive Williams to the house in Havendale on the day of his disappearance. The star witness, Llamar Chow, says he escaped from the house after seeing his friend lifeless body on the floor.

He told the court that he saw one of the accused men with a building block in his hand.

The defense maintained that the entire case was fabricated by the police force with the help of the informant to secure a high profile conviction.

Senior police officer Patrick Linton admitted in court that one of the Blackberry smartphones that police officers extracted data from was being used while it was in the custody of his department at the cyber crime unit.

The defense asked the judge to exclude the phone and its data from the evidence but presiding judge Lennox Campbell rejected the motion and accepted the incriminating data into evidence.

Presiding judge Lennox Campbell took six days to give the 11-member jury his summation of the lengthy murder trial.

Justice Campbell told the jury to not find the dancehall artiste guilty based on the content of his lyrics. But focus solely on the evidence presented by the prosecution.

Vybz Kartel and his co-accused are facing life imprisonment for the murder.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • endarken

    suh some P’suppy delete my comment. Well memba seh is knowledge over illusion, consciousness over idol worship, and Spirit over Soul.

    I remember when Pan Head sing “we haffi live wid we gun inna we hand, we nah guh dead like no p’suppy” then him get him head buss. Wake up and stop promote things that are contrary to Life. .

  • InaGotovina

    Bi**h, learn how to form a sentence before u write million paragraphs on sh**u know nothing about.and then learn what paragraph is. Stfu.

  • InaGotovina

    Soon free.

  • ZakyMan

    Me a fi tell yuh al pray pray dat no man fi cut short dey throat fi de injustice. Me a say, let justice prevail…

  • Jon Hughes

    Vybz Kartel – Dancehall Hero

  • John Tynall

    Where is vybz kartel 33 degrees freemasonry homies when he was found guilty for murder vybz kartel the prat that he is, is a victim of his own success he should’nt dance with the devil by making fun about does the devil have a bank account you wish your masons have one who could of bail you out and to all you brainwashed delusional fans who worship kartel your just a bunch of wankers mainly the ones who talks about Gaza and none ain’t a clue about real Gaza thats in the middle east

  • John Tynall

    All vybz kartel fans are clearly very delusional espcially the gaza fans who don’t even live in the middle east and call themselves gaza

  • John Tynall

    Why are you so vexed his been found guilty get over it you stupid prat

  • Amin Izrael

    Anybody notice his ring??

    • primo ny

      The symbol, a sign use by the illuminati, his ring has nothing to do with them. He made that ring for the spotlight. Wearing or using the symbol don’t make you a member of their cult. There is other procedures.

  • kilahchris

    Such a talented artist what a shame he involve himself in this type of treachery!

  • truth

    Unuh a talk bout justice well served and
    prevail di hate weh uno ave fi kartel wah mek uno nuh turn it around pan roger
    clarke weh claat di yute off the bike and kill him an not even court him nuh
    guh and the man weh drive the x6 weh shoot di young yute.But unuh nah crucify
    them fi that unuh a watch di man bleaching and lyrics thats y mi seh unnuh a
    bloodclaat hypocrite. Man like mi neva try judge nobody yet cause nuff so call
    christian a satan in flesh and guh round a fu– off people picni and them dutty
    politrickian weh inna parliament a thief up tax payers money. Unnuh tell mi if
    a lie mi a tell unuh eva si a politician a jamaica guh prison yet?….Cuh how
    long di 1 name spencer deh a road fi di light bulb ting an all now them nuh
    charge not even a holding area a station him nuh guh. Cuh pan all the two pnp
    mp weh dem ketch a duh scamming in 2 days the case bust off unuh tell mi if a
    justice that?..People mi love mi country but unnuh wake up an si kartel going
    to jail nuh mean seh the system change all of a sudden. Peter bunting them just
    use him as scapegoat fi cover up all dem failures. Is a ghetto yute them a send
    guh prison revise weh mi seh recently NUH POLITICIAN A JAMAICA NEVA GUH PRISON
    YET AN A NUFF CRIMINAL INNA PARLIMENT. As far as mi si it a trick them a trick
    unuh system cannot change inna 1week especially the wrecked and corrupt 1 out
    yah…A who them a try fool..kmt

  • truth

    Unuh a talk bout justice well served and
    prevail di hate weh uno ave fi kartel wah mek uno nuh turn it around pan roger
    clarke weh claat di yute off the bike and kill him an not even court him nuh
    guh and the man weh drive the x6 weh shoot di young yute.But unuh nah crucify
    them fi that unuh a watch di man bleaching and lyrics thats y mi seh unnuh a
    bloodclaat hypocrite. Man like mi neva try judge nobody yet cause nuff so call
    christian a satan in flesh and guh round a fu– off people picni and them dutty
    politrickian weh inna parliament a thief up tax payers money. Unnuh tell mi if
    a lie mi a tell unuh eva si a politician a jamaica guh prison yet?….Cuh how
    long di 1 name spencer deh a road fi di light bulb ting an all now them nuh
    charge not even a holding area a station him nuh guh. Cuh pan all the two pnp
    mp weh dem ketch a duh scamming in 2 days the case bust off unuh tell mi if a
    justice that?..People mi love mi country but unnuh wake up an si kartel going
    to jail nuh mean seh the system change all of a sudden. Peter bunting them just
    use him as scapegoat fi cover up all dem failures. Is a ghetto yute them a send
    guh prison revise weh mi seh recently NUH POLITICIAN A JAMAICA NEVA GUH PRISON
    YET AN A NUFF CRIMINAL INNA PARLIMENT. As far as mi si it a trick them a trick
    unuh system cannot change inna 1week especially the wrecked and corrupt 1 out
    yah…A who them a try fool..kmt.

    • primo ny

      At least we know them, but when you have them man deh a act like them a do good, and a involve in murder what you expect? Everyone a them time soon come

  • Ross Margarette

    He is guilty because he bleach his skin

  • Ross Margarette

    This is the problem with Jamaica how can a jury believe anything the police put together they are dirty it’s a set up they wanted to put him behind bars the JAMAICAN Government Should step in and do Something About this

    • truth

      Bredda u loss mi at the ”government should step in cause a them imprison him cause him influence too high suh dem cah manage him. THE GOVERNMENT IS AFRAID OF VYBZ KARTEL

  • Jah Tbla

    Well crime never pays. Babylon or no Babylon u kill sum1 u hv to face the music.

  • king fury

    yo yardi go clean your mouth bout clean up dancehall fool youth

  • Dan

    Freel Worl’ Boss!

  • ballmwanga@yahoo.com

    If real has proven guilty he should face law…..justice is what we need tomorrow please God you are the most high and you know what gonna happen