Police Officer pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Police Officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the High Court on Tuesday after spending four years on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP)

Constable Gideon Jackson, one of the three men accused of killing service station attendant Dorothy Prince, denied the murder allegation and pleaded guilty to a lesser offence with a maximum sentence of 35 years in prison.

After pleading guilty he was remanded to prison to await sentencing on June 10th.

Additionally, former Antigua & Barbuda Defence Force (ABDF) member Timorie Elliot and Omari Phillip, the two other men charged for Prince’s murder, are now on trial.

Both men pleaded not guilty to the offence.

News Reporter

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