Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison

Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison

Justice Lennox Campbell this morning sentenced dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel and the three other men convicted for the murder of Clive Lizard Williams, to life in prison.

In handing down the sentence, the judge ordered specific periods before the men may become eligible for parole.

Already, the men have indicated that they will be appealing their convictions.
But if the Appeals Court should uphold the convictions, the men will leave prison as senior citizens.

LIFE IN PRISON:
Vybz Kartel now 38 years old + 35 years before parole, would be in prison up to 73 years old.

Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell now 35 years old + 25 years before parole, would in prison up to 60 years old.

Kahira Jones now 27 years old + 25 years before parole, would be in prison up to 52 years old.

Andre St John now 27 years old + 30 years before parole, would be in prison up to 57 years old.

*Prisoners are released on parole on approval by the Parole Board. They must have recorded proper conduct in prison in order to be considered eligible for parole.

Source http://jamaica-gleaner.com/