Retrial of Soufriere siblings to begin on Monday

first_imgLocalNews Retrial of Soufriere siblings to begin on Monday by: Dominica Vibes News – February 17, 2016 Share Share Sharing is caring! 577 Views   one commentcenter_img Tweet Share Lauretta Xavier, Herbert Xavier and Manuela Williams (file photo)Three Soufriere siblings, who were found guilty of murdering their brother Harrison Williams in September 2010, will be tried for a second time from Monday 22 February 2016.This retrial is because the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal squashed their murder conviction on 12 November 2014 and ordered a retrial.Herbert Xavier, Loretta Xavier and Manuela Williams were sentenced to serve 15 years in prison, minus 17 months already spent on remand, in March 2012.They were arraigned on Wednesday 17 February 2016 and all pleaded not guilty to the charge of man slaughter that was preferred against them.They are being represented by attorneys Dawn Yearwood Stewart and Wayne Nordé.last_img