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October 13th, 2014
UPDATE: Kavarne Richards remanded for Cornel M. Francis’ murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Kavarne Richards, 28, has been remanded to prison today October 13, 2014 after he appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo following his arrest in relation to the murder of Cornel Melbourne Francis which occurred on May 9, 2013 at Long Look Sticket.

December 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: 12 & 7 yrs for Edwards & Simmonds Jr respectively

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Yan Edwards and Rodney Simmonds Jr were this morning, December 2, 2013 sentenced to several years in prison after they were found guilty of conspiring to murder Cornel Melbourne Francis.

October 29th, 2013
“Problems now start” - Simmonds & Edwards threaten relatives of Melbourne Francis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Pandemonium broke out in the compound of the High Court yesterday afternoon, October 28, 2013 as prison officers attempted to escort Rodney Simmonds Jr and Yan Edwards back to HM Prison in Balsam Ghut amidst strong decorative languages and threats hurled at relatives of the now deceased Cornel Melbourne Francis.

October 28th, 2013
UPDATE: Edwards & Simmonds Jr found guilty of conspiring to commit murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – (Post Time: 16:05 P.M.) Moments ago, October 28, 2013 a High Court jury returned a guilty verdict in the case involving Yan Edwards and Rodney Simmonds Jr who were accused of conspiring to murder Cornel Melbourne Francis in March 2011.

October 22nd, 2013
UPDATE: Chief witness names 'Lil Rod' & 'Eddo' in alleged murder conspiracy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown has put a cap on its case against Rodney Simmonds Jr and Yan Edwards who are jointly charged for allegedly conspiring to murder Cornel Melbourne Francis on March 13, 2011. Chief witness Henito Penn had called both of the accused in the plot.

July 15th, 2013
Simmonds Jr & Edwards trial pushed back to Oct. Assizes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The trial of Rodney Simmonds Jr and Yan Edwards has been traversed to the next High Court assizes scheduled to begin on October 8, 2013 following a request by Crown Prosecutor Mr Valston Graham today, July 15, 2013.

March 27th, 2013
Baptiste & Edwards get life without parole for murder of Keri Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Yan Edwards and Allen Baptiste have been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

March 6th, 2013
UPDATE: Yan Edwards & Allen Baptiste found guilty of murdering Keri Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The jury returned with a verdict of guilty for both Mr Yan Edwards and Mr Allen Baptiste in the High Court minutes on March 6, 2013.

March 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: Edwards ordered ‘key witness’ cell phone to be destroyed- Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Yesterday March 1, 2013 was another telling day in the High Court of the Virgin Island as both Prosecution and Defense closed off on testimonies in the murder trial for Keri Harrigan, who was shot dead on March 16, 2011.

February 26th, 2013
UPDATE: ‘My food dropped out my mouth’- witness on hearing gunshots

ROAD TOWN, Tortola - It was yet another telling day in the High Court as witnesses for the prosecution continued to give evidence in the trial for the murder of Keri Harrigan, who was shot and killed in March of 2011.

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