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Vybz Kartel Trial Day 25 Live Updates: Adjourned Until New Year

Vybz Kartel and his co-accused are back in court today for day 25 and the final day for this year.

The judge told the jury yesterday to return to court on January 6, 2014. This means that former head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Cybercrime Unit, Patrick Linton, is still giving testimony behind closed doors.

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Hilton has been giving testimony for over a week now with no media or public access to the court.

The trial will adjourned today for the Christmas holiday and gets underway on Monday, January 6.

Vybz Kartel murder trial

The judge will also rule on what aspects of Patrick Hilton’s testimony will be entered into evidence.

Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, and his co-accused Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams are on trial for the alleged murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.

Police say Williams was beaten to death on August 16, 2011 at a house in Havendale over a missing firearm.

Police has yet to find his body.

Check this page regular throughout the day for any new updates


  1. Lord ave mercy, them dnt ave no evidence plus them key witness was coach into what to say…. what is happening, the police just as bad; u going coach somebody into telling lies find somebody with a good head a nuh every body can do it u guys must feel away u key witness fail…. plus the blood at the havendale address does not match. Y u guys still a try hold down the man free him man, just accept the fact seh u try; an u try real hard an u loss is that so hard to do? Free the man cause u dont ave nothing on him. FREE THE MAN FA REAL……

  2. He should be not guilty for lack of evidence

  3. Nature vs nurture.

  4. Psychological problems with this.

  5. Dat a fu—ry free up kartel

  6. Jamaica government ?

  7. What impact does the verdict has on Jamaicans in Jamaica and the diaspora?

  8. Bullsh– #FreeWorlBoss