Vybz Kartel Will Serve 35 Years In Prison Before Parole
Dancehall Artist Vybz Kartel was found guilty of murder following a 65 day trial last month, and today he was given his sentencing. The Jamaican sensation, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was hit with a life sentence, and will not be eligible for parole until he has served 35 years in prison.
Vybz Kartel Found Guilty Of Murder
Dancehall star Vybz Kartel was found guilty of murder on Thursday afternoon. After a trial that had lasted 65 days, Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was convicted of being behind the murder of Clive "Lizard" Williams. Three other men were also convicted in the murder of the 27 year old Williams, who had been beaten to death at Kartel’s house over two missing guns back in 2011.
Vybz Kartel Found Not Guilty In One Of Two Murder Cases
Vybz Kartel has been found not guilty in connection to one of his two murder cases-- so he's not an entirely free man just yet. The dancehall artist was charged with the murder of a St. Catherine businessman, Barrington "Bossie" Burton, back in October of 2011.