Accused in ‘lessons’ killing pleads guilty to manslaughter

-probation report ordered ahead of sentencing

Akeem Roberts, charged with the murder of a St. George’s Community High School student in 2012, yesterday pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter in the High Court.

Roberts, 19, was due to be tried for fatally stabbing Shane George, 16, of 143 Roxanne Burnham Gardens on May 16, 2012, at Morgan’s Learning Centre in Campbellville, where they were attending lessons, following an argument over clothes.

Justice Navindra Singh, who presided over the case, told Roberts that by pleading guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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