Court of Appeals Frees Gary Sewell

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Updated: November 4, 2016

After being in prison for about 7 years awaiting extradition proceedings, Gary Seawell today became a free man when Belize Court of Appeals allowed his appeal and granted him a writ of habeas corpus. Seawell’s attorneys, Ben Cooper and Anthony Sylvestre submitted that a check of the legal files revealed that there was no committal warrant for Seawell. Hipolito Novelo reports.