Tesha Miller Trial: Verdict Expected Tomorrow

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A verdict is expected tomorrow in the trial of Tesha Miller. 

Miller is on trial for being an accessory before and after the fact to murder in the 2008 killing of then JUTC Chairman Douglas Chambers.

He’s accused of giving the orders to kill Mr. Chambers.

The Crown’s only witness has given evidence in court that he was present in a meeting when Miller gave the order to kill.

The witness also says he was present on the day of the murder.

In his defense Miller denied all involvement in the killing.

He also denied knowing the witness.

Miller’s attorney Bert Samuels also challenged the witness’ evidence in court saying it has too many inconsistencies to be considered credible.

During her summation of the matter, presiding Judge Georgianna Fraser told the jury to carefully assess all the facts presented in court.

She’ll finish her summation tomorrow morning before the jury leaves to deliberate.

Meanwhile, The Supreme Court is to hand down a judgment in a malicious prosecution claim brought against the State by Tesha Miller tomorrow morning.

In the claim filed by Miller he accused the State of false imprisonment and breach of his constitutional rights.

He filed the claim against the State after being acquitted in 2013 of robbery charges.

The presiding judge in the matter is Justice Crescencia Brown- Beckford.

Miller was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2011 by Justice Carol Lawrence-Beswick.

He was convicted on charges of robbery with aggravation and illegal possession of firearm, in the Gun Court.

He was sentenced to seven years for the illegal possession and 15 years for robbery.

Prosecutors led evidence that on December 10, 2011, Miller and two other men, armed with guns, robbed a motorist of his car in Spanish Town, St Catherine.

But, Miller denied the allegations.

In 2013 the Court of Appeal quashed the conviction.



William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.


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