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Vybz Kartel & Shawn Storm Thank Fans, Family, Maintain Innocence

Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm, the two most recognized names in the murder trial, has issued a statement on their lengthy sentences.

The two dancehall stars released handwritten notes thanking their fans and families but maintain their innocence.

SEE ALSO: Vybz Kartel Sentenced To 35 Years To Life In Prison

Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, was sentenced to 35 years to life imprisonment for the August 16, 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.

Shawn Storm, real name Shawn Campbell, was sentenced to life also but will be eligible for parole in 25 years.

The other two men Kahira Jones and Andre St John were given 25 and 30 years respectively before being eligible for parole.

In his handwritten note, Vybz Kartel says he did not kill Clive Williams.

“I would first like to again reiterate that I never killed Clive Williams nor did I order his killing,” the statement reads. “To my family I want to say thank you for being there for me. Equally to my fans whose unremitting support matters to me! Bless, Kartel.”

Vybz Kartel sentence statement

Shawn Storm also maintained his innocence in Clive Williams murder.

He also thank his fans and family for their support and assured them that he is doing good.

“To the fans and fams I am an innocent man and I am just saying I am good and in great health and spirit,” Shawn Storm said. “So from me to the fans and ma fams and my mother, daughter and family I am confident that in the long run I will be vindicated.”

Shawn Storm sentence statement

The four men are currently serving their life sentence at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre.

Vybz Kartel lawyers are already moving to file an appeal on behalf of the dancehall star.


  1. The Key evidence was the voice notes that the prosecution relied on to convict Kartel. Kartel didn’t deny it was his voice saying the gruesome, graphic details of Lizards tragic ending (if he is dead). The reason why Lizard is dead in the eyes of the law is because of the blood, other supporting evidence, and especially the voice notes recorded by Kartel. If Lizard was killed the way Kartel said he was than the sentencing is not harsh. Lizards family doesn’t even have a body to cry over and give a decent funeral. I’m not saying Kartel is guilty but if the voice recordings are true, Lizard’s death was gruesome and the disrespect for his body is truly unacceptable! The sentence fits the crime. If Kartel and his friends are innocent they will be set free. If the authorities find out who killed Lizard than that criminal should get 35 yrs also. The sentence is about the crime and the brutal intent, not about Kartel. The judge definitely sent that message.

  2. Who killed lizard

  3. Lol mi haffi burn out daddy devil everyday

  4. I’m staying here you big lip ape and there nothing you as a ape can do about it if it wasn’t for us you wouldn’t using the internet because monkeys like you have low IQ because your inbreds

    • Talk tuff behind your computer bit-h

    • disqus_TJ0A2BBCkN

      Mr. Tyndall PLEASE stop referring to persons on here as apes , one of the things I do for a living is IQ testing and my experience with persons with high IQs is that they express themselves in an elevated way. Your moronic, degenerative, uncouth style is unethical and unacceptable. Since you hate black people so much go join the KKK and leave us alone.

      • I refer to as apes as long we as whites rule this world and your kind keep killing each other and not being united which works to our benefit when you stop doing that I wouldn’t to your kind as ape

  5. Just like your mother you prat

  6. I dont believe kartel guilty im waiting for the appeal

  7. Ross Margarette

    Time will tell is gaza is over

    • Gaza is not over it still there in the middle east you stupid big lip ape

      • Ross Margarette

        Only a racist would call a black man an ape

      • Whatever you stupid big lip ape why don’t go back to the jungle where you belong and take that murderer with you vybz kartel is so shame the coon bleach his face and by the way I don’t sun tan I’m proud what I look like you

      • Ross Margarette

        Racist fu-k

      • “why don’t go back to the jungle “…he says with his knuckles scraping on the floor – you talk like a three year old you nonce.

      • Get the fu– outta here calling people big lip ape you disrespecting black people wrong site to be playing that sh–

    • Gaza over you nuh see gaza head dj deh a jail .plus kartel did break it up wen him see how popcaan and nyamie lee sell him out lol no more artise nuh Ina gaza camp. Gaza slim and d rest a gaza gyal better send on d pu$$y pon a Nex dj

      • Ross Margarette

        Yo burn gaza I know we don’t always agree but this guy john tyndall is up here calling black people apes and monkeys and saying we have low IQ because we inbred

      • Words dnt mean anything jus ignore that clown he have a small buddy I’m a black man and proud nuh apes nuh deh yah suh mi a gorilla.

      • Lol what’s up bit-h gaza you didn’t tell me to su-k my mother today are you ok

  8. Well for me at first i admitted i was being a little judgemental being the fact that some one lost their life but when i did my own research most of the evidence never gave me that vibe to say yes they are trully guilty.all i can say only god can judge a man,only god!!!!!now my hearts goes out to these four n I am not perfect ,i do n say some fu—d up things sometimes.35 &25 year a no joke thing still!!!man shouldn’t have the right to judge a man…free the youth themmm…..

  9. I would like to know where is lizard……….old peolpe always say if you never dey dey your name would not call..

  10. only thing I can say about all of this is Jamaica system f–k up bad cause, roger Clarke and spencer get off a one guilty case tho smh

  11. hold di faith, done know how di thing go, if unnu really innocent and di thing really nuh go so, then everything will come to light in due time. bless

  12. This whole case is stupid

  13. Burn dutty gaza a lie daddy devil a tell a him kill lizard over two guns with him dunce self Shawn strom dnt have any fans becuz him nuh have 3 songs on radio . Shorty better run the pu$$y on popcaan becuz kartel nah come a road fi now . Gaza slim she Nex in line lock her up and pim pim lock up all a dem , jail boss dancehall live on

    • Why the fu– dont you shut up you come on every single kartel post to talk the same fu–in sh– everytime aint u got a life to live u stupid ignorant fool. You sound like him sen co–y unda yuh madda loooool foool go read a bible or sumn man u need god all dis hate for wah. ?

    • Why the fu– dont you shut up you come on every single kartel post to talk the same fu–in sh– everytime aint u got a life to live u stupid ignorant fool. You sound like him sen co–y unda yuh madda loooool foool go read a bible or sumn man u need god all dis hate for wah. ?

    • Burn Gaza how yuh come on here and don’t say hi to me .??????????

    • Gaza Slim a work with Buju son now they cozying up together .

  14. love you vybz

  15. Listen Gaza the people who are harassing and threatening the prosecution team is not good for Kartel appeal .

    • Ross Margarette

      We don’t always agree but you are right about that

      • Shut the f:ck up nothing can help him only god bt him nuh belive Ina god him belive Ina money and devil 35 years bobylon give him dem nah laugh wid daddy devil who’s fault no one bt him self that wat u get wen you let the hype get to yr head and a prove the public with him devil style

      • Hey bit-h gaza what’s up I know we have been going head to head for a while but on the real I agree to disagree with you and it will never stop at the end of the day you are a real mother fu-ka and I respect that about you

      • Lol nuh bit– nuh here if anybody a bit– a you dat , gaza is over dem 15 mintes of fame are over . Alliance , gullyside , job , is still around becuz a music the man dem a deal wid . If anybody tef the guns dem, man mus send man fi do the things dem dnt do anything at yr house (kartel) lol dunce head teacher .

      • Not good some of these criminals are band wagon thugs there are not hard core fan like you Ross Margaret . They even went to one of the officer home and put cow head . I think they tried to firebomb also .

      • Bit-h gaza you are a hater even if he would have been found not guilty you would still say he was guilty you wouldn’t believe if god told you why because you are a hater and a bit-h

      • Don’t u call me a bit– I don’t call u names . Quit the name calling .

      • Ross Margarette

        Sorry I was taking to burn gaza we always bit-h at each other my bad

      • Burn Gaza knows what he is talking about is just that he has filthy mouth when people take foolishness and rubbish .

      • Well I see things definitely then you if you believe everything you read and see on T.V cool if but I don’t but I respect you guys just the same and enjoy going head to head with the both of you

      • Rose stop wastn time arguing with em only God knows wat really transpired I read somewhere Shawn Sivva was asked to testify against Kartel then hell get 3 years but he refused.
        things will open up.

      • Lol u wasn’t talking to burn gaza a lie u a tell, a NYC u did a talk to. We go at each other becuz most of the things u are saying is pontless

      • Bit-h your weren’t there so how can you be so sure that kartel’s a murderer but yet you believe 5.0 when you KNOW they are capable of anything only god knows the truth and you ain’t god

      • You shouldnt believe everything you read.

  16. ??

  17. People vs Babylon

  18. Trial embarrass Jamaica. Free Worl’Boss and Shawn Storm

    • Ah the criminal them do that….so if kartel even guilty uno gaza rat them still wanna see him free.kartel should of just keep making music n low the bad man thing….

    • Are you from there middle east you fish lips coon stupid ape

      • “Are you from there middle east”??? What is that supposed to mean? You are so dumb you cannot even insult people properly. You are a pathetic waste of time. You mum should have swallowed you .

      • Where is Gaza strip you stupid cunt there no such place called Gaza in Jamaica you daft cunt

      • as i said…your dad should have spunked in your mums face instead of up her nasty twat.