Barnett was further remanded
The sentencing of Cocoa Piece killer Rushane Barnett has been set for October 20 in the Home Circuit Court.
Presiding judge Justice Leighton Pusey said he wants time to consider the sentence that is to be imposed.
Barnett was further remanded.
Earlier at the sentencing hearing, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn argued that Barnett, who pleaded guilty to five counts of murder, should get life in prison and should serve 55 years before being eligible for parole.
“The Crown is obliged to remove the death penalty as an option,” Llewellyn explained.
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