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Delon ‘Fatboy’ Reynolds was yesterday sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for the killing of self-confessed death squad informant George Bacchus.Reynolds, 23, threw himself at the mercy of the court yesterday as he stood before Justice Claudette La Bennett in the Supreme Court for sentencing.Before the sentencing, the prosecution and the defence were afforded the opportunity to say a few words.State Prosecutor Judy Latchman asked the court to take into account Reynolds’s age, the fact that he has his whole life ahead of him, and the length of time that he has already been incarcerated — June 2004 to present.Defence counsel Peter Hugh endorsed those comments, and said that his client has not been afforded many opportunities in his life.According to Hugh,NFL Jerseys Cheap, Reynolds resided with his grandmother for most of his life, and during this time attended the Lodge Community High School up to fourth form.Hugh added that it was upon his grandmother’s death that the accused left school and had to do menial jobs in order to survive.The lawyer noted that he understands that since Reynolds has been in prison he has had an unimpeachable record.He also said that his client has taken all opportunities afforded to him, and has been certified by the University of Guyana’s Institute of Distance and Continuing Education, in that he has completed Skills for Success levels one and two.“He (Reynolds) has been making efforts to improve himself. He has equipped himself with some skills to enable him to make a meaningful contribution to society.”Hugh pointed out that this is Reynolds’s first brush with the law and that he has already been in custody for four years.“I ask you to impose a sentence that would allow the accused the opportunity to make a life for himself while he is still young…I am instructed that he is very remorseful for his actions. He had made a choice, and he will have to deal with the consequences of that choice.”Hugh stated that he is not justifying what Reynolds did, but one can look at the circumstances and see why he might have chosen as he did. “I am of the view that he was a pawn that was manipulated by certain other persons. “Nonetheless,China NFL Jerseys, he is very sorry for his actions.”Before handing down her sentence, Justice La Bennett told Reynolds that his actions have resulted in the death of another human being, and that is a serious matter which the court cannot look lightly upon.The judge noted that, for the offence of manslaughter, an accused that is found guilty can get life imprisonment, but there are certain benefits to persons who plead guilty.Justice La Bennett, in taking into account Reynolds’s age, the time he has spent in prison, and the fact that he was not the only party involved in the matter, sentenced him to 10 years.“Thank you,Cheap Soccer Jerseys For Sale, Your Honour,Wholesale Hockey Jerseys 2018,” Reynolds said, after hearing his sentence. He remained calm and composed throughout the entire court session, and did not display any surprise or any other emotion when he heard his sentence.Reynolds told this newspaper that he decided to plead guilty since it seemed to be the right choice.According to him, they were all saying things that he did not say, and he could have been convicted of murder, so he made a choice that he thought was best.On Wednesday, Reynolds pleaded guilty to a lesser count of manslaughter. The day before, Reynolds’s caution statement was read to the jury and tendered into evidence.Retired Detective Charles Alleyne, who witnessed the caution statement, took the stand and read the contents of the statement, in which Reynolds said that he climbed through a window to Bacchus’s room and shot him three times.In the statement, Reynolds said that funeral parlour co-owner Debra Douglas offered him $200,000 to kill Bacchus, and he accepted. Douglas was the reputed wife of the man accused of murdering the deceased’s brother, Shafeek Bacchus, who was killed a few months before George Bacchus.The caution statement also said that Reynolds was given a gun on June 23 and that he hid it at a Chinese restaurant in Garnett Street.The statement continued that Reynolds retrieved the weapon the following night to do the shooting.Reynolds also called Bacchus names, such as ‘Jumbie’ and others. He was Bacchus’s handyman and lived in a shack in the yard.Bacchus was found dead in bed at his Lot 76 Princes Street Lodge home on June 24,NFL Jerseys China Cheap, 2004. Funeral parlour co-owner Debra Douglas and her nephew, Fabian ‘Fabie’ Jessop, had been jointly charged with Reynolds for Bacchus’s murder, but they were subsequently freed due to insufficient evidence.Representing the state in this matter were Dianna Boyan,Cheap NFL Jerseys, Judy Latchman and Zamilla Ally.
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