DPP orders reopening of inquiry into Orange Walk murder charge

The Director of Public Prosecu-tions (DPP) has directed that the preliminary inquiry (PI) in the murder charge against local cricketer Carlyle Barton, who was accused of fatally shooting another man on Orange Walk, be reopened.

The DPP, in a statement issued yesterday, announced that by way of a letter to Magistrate Fabayo Azore, dated December 16th, 2013, it has directed that the PI be reopened for some witnesses to complete their testimony and to allow for other witnesses who had not testified during the first PI to do so.

Barton was accused of murdering D’Urban Street resident Shawn Nelson at Orange Walk, Bourda, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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