Media Release – CCJ Dismisses Appeal Against Murder Conviction

14 Feb 2020

In a judgment released today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed the appeal against the murder conviction in the matter of Carlton Hall v The Queen and affirmed the order of the Barbados Court of Appeal that the appellant be brought to the Trial Court for resentencing.

The Court dismissed the appeal and affirmed the sentence. The Court also called for more searching investigations and prosecutions, noting that criminal cases, and especially capital cases, required and deserved thorough investigation and presentation of all relevant evidence.

Access the full media release here: Media Release 2_2020