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Kevin Warner Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Kevin Warner Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Convicted murderer Kevin Warner was today re-sentenced to life in prison with the condition he must serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. His original sentence had mandated that he must remain jailed for 35 years before being eligible for parole. Warner had been convicted of the May 2010 premeditated murder of Dekimo “Purple”... Read more of this article

Convicted Murderer Launches Legal Appeal

Convicted Murderer Launches Legal Appeal

Kevin Andre Warner — who was convicted of murdering his friend and jailed for 35 years — launched an appeal in Court yesterday [June 11]. In July of last year he was sentenced to life in prison, with a stipulation he must serve 35 years before being eligible for parole. Mr Warner, 22, will be eligible for parole in 2046 when he is 56 years... Read more of this article

Kevin Warner: Must Serve 35 Years In Prison

Kevin Warner: Must Serve 35 Years In Prison

Kevin Andre Warner was today [July 26] sentenced to life in prison, with a stipulation he must remain jailed for 35 years before being eligible for parole. The 21-year-old Kevin Warner will be eligible for parole in 2046 when he is 56 years old. At the present estimate of $80,000 per year for each prisoner, incarcerating Mr Warner will cost the taxpayer... Read more of this article

Murder: Kevin Warner Found Guilty

Murder: Kevin Warner Found Guilty

[Update: The jury came back at approximately 3:45pm and returned a verdict of guilty. The five-man six-woman jury unanimously convicted Mr Warner of premeditated murder and possession of a firearm. He has been remanded in custody and will be sentenced at a later date.]The jury is presently deliberating in the murder trial of 21-year-old Kevin Andre... Read more of this article

Murder Trial: Closing Arguments Underway

Murder Trial: Closing Arguments Underway

In the ongoing trial where Kevin Warner is charged with the murder of Dekimo Martin, Crown Counsel and lead prosecutor Carrington Mahoney began his closing arguments at 9:50am today [May 18]. Taking a 20 minutes break during the proceedings, he ended his argument at 12:05pm, having spent just under two hours making his presentation for the Crown. Defending... Read more of this article

Prosecution Rests In Kevin Warner Murder Trial

Prosecution Rests In Kevin Warner Murder Trial

At 3:00pm today [May 17], the Crown ended its presentation of evidence in its case against Kevin Warner who is charged with the murder of Dekimo Martin. The full charge was then read out, again, to Mr Warner. He was asked if he would go into the witness box and offer evidence in his defence. He answered that he would not. Asked if would offer witnesses... Read more of this article

Murder Trial: Gun Used In Other Shootings

Murder Trial: Gun Used In Other Shootings

This afternoon [May 16], in the Kevin Warner murder trial, having heard the read-in evidence from the Florida-based ballistics expert used by the Bermuda Police, and in explaining to the Jury, Justice Carlyle Greaves said: “This is a busy firearm.” The Justice was referring to the evidence from the expert which said that the bullets recovered from... Read more of this article

Murder Trial: Expert GSR Testimony

Murder Trial: Expert GSR Testimony

In the ongoing murder trial, expert witness Allison Murtha of R J Lee Group, USA came into the witness stand to give evidence today [May 12]. She followed after statements from a Policeman who had been involved in the initial arrest of the defendant Kevin Warner and in collecting a white Suzuki motorcycle said to be owned by him. Ms Murtha took to the... Read more of this article

Murder Trial: “Accused Acted Strangely”

Murder Trial: “Accused Acted Strangely”

Taking the witness stand in the Kevin Warner murder trial, Dekimo Martin’s aunt told the jury that she lived at #8 Peacock Crescent and had known the defendant for about four or five years. Questioned more closely by Crown Counsel Carrington Mahoney, she said that Mr Warner was a friend of the family and was frequently at the house. Retelling the... Read more of this article

Murder Trial: Witness Describes Final Moments

Murder Trial: Witness Describes Final Moments

The murder trial of 21-year-old Kevin Andre Warner started yesterday [May 9] in Supreme Court. Mr Warner is alleged to have murdered 24-year-old Dekimo “Purple” Martin on May 28th, 2010. The two men were well known to each other and said to be friends. Mr Warner turned himself in shortly after the murder, and was subsequently arrested. On... Read more of this article

Kevin Warner Charged For Dekimo Martin Murder

Kevin Warner Charged For Dekimo Martin Murder

Only 5 days after the murder occurred, a man has been charged with the murder of Dekimo Martin. This morning (June 1) amongst a heavy police presence, 20 year old Kevin Andre Warner of Warwick was charged in Magistrates Court with murder, possession of a firearm with the intent to commit an indictable offense and attempting to pervert the course of... Read more of this article

Man Arrested in Connection with Martin Murder

Man Arrested in Connection with Martin Murder

The Police have confirmed that a man has been arrested in connection with the murder of 24 year old Dekimo Martin that took place yesterday morning in Sandy’s Parish. Mr Martin, known as “Purple”, died of multiple gunshots wounds at approximately 1:45am, after being shot at his residence of #8 Peacock Crescent, Sandy’s Parish in... Read more of this article

Murder Victim Named As Dekimo Martin

Murder Victim Named As Dekimo Martin

The Police have confirmed the identity of this morning’s murder victim as Dekimo Martin. During a press conference this afternoon, Detective Chief Inspector Nick Pedro and Acting Assistant Commissioner Antoine Daniels said that multiple gunshots were fired at Mr Martin at his residence at #8 Peacock Crescent, Sandy’s Parish. At approximately... Read more of this article