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BREAKING: Vybz Kartel Sentenced to Life Imprisonment For Murder

Vybz KartelVybz Kartel and four other co-accused were found guilty of murder last month after a trial that lasted over 65 day.

Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, has now been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams in August 2011. While Kartel was recently found not guilty for the murder of a St. Catherine businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton, he will now have to serve 35 years before he becomes eligible for parole.

Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell and Kahira Jones has been sentenced to life in prison and must serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. Andre St John has also been sentenced to life in prison and must serve 30 years before eligible for parole.

Sentencing details.

Adidja Palmer aka Vybz Kartel – 35 years in Prison (Life sentence).
Shawn Campbell aka Shawn Storm – 25 years in prison
Andre St John – 30 years in prison
Kahira Jones – 25 years in prison

What’s next for Vybz Kartel… APPEAL.

Vybz Kartel attorneys has already begin to plot their road to appeal in the Jamaican high court.

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But appeal in Jamaican court system could take up to five years given the massive backlog in cases, a police source told Urban Islandz.

 

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