LIBERIA: Murder Convict Williams Openly Apologizes In Court For Killing Journalist Brown

TUBMANBURG, – Jonathan Williams, the convicted killer of Journalist Tyron Brown, has openly apologized for the act he committed at the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Tubmanburg, Bomi County.

The Court was expected to hand down the sentence of defendant Williams after being found guilty of murdering the late Journalist Brown.

The Court has shifted defendant Williams’ sentence verdict to Thursday, April 2, 2020.

The Court reached the decision when defendant Williams broke down in tears o March 23 and openly apologized for killing Journalist Brown.

Williams openly declared in court that it would be better to take his own life than be in prison for the rest of his life.

According to the LINA Correspondent, the action of the journalist killer before the Court also brought sorrow to most people who went to witness the sentencing verdict.

The LINA Correspondent is quoted as saying that several onlookers and 11th Circuit Court Judge Nancy Sammy appeared to be in pity, leading apparently to the postponement of the sentencing after he was found guilty of murdering Journalist Brown on April 15, 2018.

It can be recalled that the assigned Judge of the Court in Tubmanburg, Nancy Sammy, found defendant Williams guilty and his sentence should have been announced on Monday, March 23, but has been postponed to Thursday, April 2, 2020.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.