Septic tank murder accused found not guilty

Desiree Jeffers, who was on trial for the murder of her former partner Igris Bob-Blackman, was found not guilty yesterday by a 12-member jury.

Jeffers was on trial before Justice Dawn Gregory at the High Court for the murder of Bob-Blackman, who was found dead in a septic tank in their Parfait Harmonie West Bank Demerara home in 2011. “This was a circumstantial case, you are free to go,” Justice Gregory told her after the jury handed down their verdict.

Earlier in the trial Jeffers was forced to lead her defence after the judge overruled a no-case …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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