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Jul 20, 2012

Kenrick Williams gets life in prison for strangling 16 year old girl

Thirty-four year old Kenrick Williams, convicted of strangling sixteen year old Elia Gonzalez to death in 2004, has been sentenced to life in prison.  Gonzalez, a student who was heading home to Libertad from school in Corozal Town, was accosted and dragged into some bushes where she was raped and suffocated with her shoe lace.  On Wednesday, Justice Hanomansingh handed down a life sentence effective April fifteenth, 2012, the date that the April session of the Supreme Court commenced.  The judgment comes after a twelve-member jury found Williams guilty of murder on July fourth, during a re-trial.


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9 Responses for “Kenrick Williams gets life in prison for strangling 16 year old girl”

  1. Storm says:

    He should swing by his neck, but if he dies in prison, that is next best thing.

  2. Rod says:

    The first time a judge has done his job in Belize.

  3. Belizean says:

    Super GOOOOOOOD!!! But, there are more to be charged. Please do the same for the others

  4. Marie says:

    At last someone convicted

  5. BMNJ says:

    The only reason why it was a sweeping victory for the DPP is because that the stupid fool announced in court that he indeed killed someone on that day. Nevertheless, justice served.

  6. WOW says:

    CRUELTY!!! JUSTICE WAS SERVED FOR ELIA GONZALEZ, IN MY OPINION!! KENRICK WILLIAMS SOUNDS LIKE HE HAD A REAL MENTAL PROBLEM…

  7. Earl Grey says:

    Another CANDIDATE for THE PRISON FARM… aka… THE SUSTAINABLE REHABILITATION CENTER.

    There HE CAN EARN HIS KEEP and CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIETY at NO COST TO TAX-PAYERS.

    BUILD THE S.R.C. today … FOR A BETTER TOMORROW.

  8. Raphael says:

    Finally a judge shows sides with society. But when will the hanging sentence be returned? Maybe we should take the law in our hands as is being done in San Ignacio.

  9. Desho says:

    after so many years ..atlast mi homegyal ppl cld see justice served.

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