Thursday, July 2, 2015

Vybz Kartel, three co-accused found guilty of murder

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Popular Jamaican dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel

Mark Fraser


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Popular Jamaican dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and three co-accused have been found guilty of murder



Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was charged jointly with fellow entertainer Shawn Campbell, also called Shawn Storm; Kahira Jones; Shane Williams; and André St John for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams .



Of the four co-accused only Williams was found not guilty.



The 10-1 majority verdict was returned after just over two hours of deliberations.



Williams was allegedly killed over a missing gun belonging to Kartel.



Sentencing has been set for March 27. 



—CMC