Vybz Kartel’s attorney are prepared to start the “Worl Boss” deejay’s murder appeal immediately, Hype Life Magazine has learned.
The defense team for the incarcerated deejay is combing through the transcript of the murder trial in preparation to mount an appeal, which is expected to start in the “immediate future.”
Speaking with IRIE FM, one of the attorneys representing Vybz Kartel, Tom Tavares-Finson, says the defense team is now ready to proceed.
“The transcripts for the appeal have been ready now for some time,” says Tom Tavares-Finson.
“The legal team has been finalized and we are hoping to have this matter dealt within the court, within the immediate future. I cant tell you the month, but certainly within the immediate future,” he added.
Mr Tavares-Finson had represented Kartel at the murder trial in the Home Circuit Court in 2014.
Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, and his three co-accused, Shawn Storm Campbell, Kahira Jones and Andre St John, were convicted for the august 2011 murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.