Four months later, lawyers still waiting on Vybz Kartel appeal verdict

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vybz-kartel-photo-11-larger.jpgFour months after an appeal against their murder convictions and life sentences, Vybz Kartel and Sean Storm along with two others continue to wait as the court deliberates.

Sean Storm's attorney Bert Samuels says the Supreme Court is sorting through some 6,000 pages of evidence. He noted that based on the workload of the court, and the length of the case, it is not usual that a judgement has not been delivered.

Entertainers Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm, along with two others were convicted of the killing of Clive 'Lizard' Williams at a house in Havendale, St Andrew, in August 2011.

They were all given the mandatory life sentences with Kartel ordered to serve 35 years before he is eligible for parole; while Sean Storm will be eligible for parole in 25 years.

In July, several attorneys appeared before the Court of Appeal, seeking to overturn the convictions and sentenc