Sheldon gets 22 years

Sheldon Brown was sentenced to 22 years imprisonment yesterday after being found guilty of attempted murder

The jury’s guilty verdict came just before 4pm on Monday and Mr. Justice Dale Sanderson asked to be advised of sentences in previous cases of attempted murder.

Brown, 36, was convicted of attempting to unlawfully kill James Fernando Martin on the night of 17 August 2004 at the Cayman Islander Hotel. The complainant was shot at least three times, with injuries to his upper torso, knee and hand. Read more in the Wednesday edition of the Caymanian Compass or online at

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