Vybz Kartel Hit With Second Murder Charge

Dancehall artist Vbyz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer,¬†has been charged with a second man’s murder. He is currently being held on a charge of killing Barrington Burton and is now being accused of killing another man. He is also being investigated for a number of murders, shootings and gun running.

According to the Jamaica Gleaner:

After more than two hours of gruelling interrogation by the top brass of the St Andrew North Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), the artiste was last night slapped with another murder charge. This is the second count of murder he has been charged with over the past three weeks.

“He is being investigated in connection with a number of murders, shootings and gun running,” head of the CIB, Assistant Commissioner of Police Ealan Powell, told The Gleaner last night.

According to the police, Palmer has been implicated in the murder of Clive Williams otherwise called ‘Lizard’, who was killed on August 16 in Havendale, St Andrew. Kiro James, otherwise known as Ray Jones, has also been charged for the murder.

“We have graphic descriptions of how Mr Williams was killed. His body is yet to be found,” one of the CIB personnel told The Gleaner last night.