Displaying items by tag: Rushane Barnett

By Andrew Clunis

Jamaica has squandered a perfect opportunity to send a very strong signal to the hordes of marauding killers in the country, in the failure to sentence and execute Clarendon massacre butcher, Rushane Barnett.

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upreme Court Judge Justice Leighton Pusey sentenced convicted murderer Rushane Barnett to five life sentences on Thursday and, in what appeared to be unprecedented comments in his summation, expressed "eternal hope" that Barnett's name would be discarded to the dustbin of history.

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Rushane Barnett has been given five concurrent life sentences, with eligibility for parole after 61 years and eight months, for the murders of his cousin and her four children in Cocoa Piece, Clarendon in June.
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Thursday, 22 September 2022 16:03

Clarendon Massacre Butcher to be Sentenced October 20

The sentencing of Cocoa Piece killer Rushane Barnett has been set for October 20 in the Home Circuit Court.

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Thursday, 22 September 2022 14:05

Death Penalty Off the Cards for Cocoa Piece Murderer

Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has pulled the death penalty as a sentencing option for Rushane Barnett, the Trelawny man charged for the June 21 murder of his cousin and her four children in Cocoa Piece, Chapelton, Clarendon.

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Rushane Barnett, the man who pleaded guilty to the murder of a mother and her four children in Clarendon, has been charged following an alleged confrontation with cops at the Half-Way Tree lock-up.

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