Jonathan Williams Guilty For Killing Journalist, Court Rules

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Murder Suspect Jonathan Williams, is guilty for killing Journalist Tyron Brown of Super FM Radio station in 2018 and his sentence is pending .

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in Bomi County came down with the guilty verdict Tuesday March 17, 2020.

Judge Nancy Sammy of the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Tubmanburg ,Bomi County, ruled that the Prosecution offered conclusive evidence to demonstrate Mr. Williams murdered the deceased .

At the end of the ruling Press Union of Liberia President Charles B. Coffey said, justice has been served properly .

Pres Union of Liberia President Mr. Charles B. Coffey

He said guilty  Jonathan Williams admitted to killing journalist  Brown but said it was under some circumstances and that his lawyers were begging for the outcome to be reduce to  manslaughter .

“We think the ruling must serve as a deterrent to  anyone wanting to kill journalist . What is clear he(Jonathan Williams) admitted he kill him (Journalist Brown).” Mr. Coffey said.

Meanwhile, KMTV has gathered that Lawyers representing Mr. Williams has announced filing an appeal to the highest court in Liberia “Supreme Court”.

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