Kareem Martinez sentenced to 18 years in prison

Kareem Martinez sentenced to 18 years in prison

Former cop, Kareem Martinez was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the shooting death of 14-year-old, Laddie Gillett.  The sentencing was handed down this morning following a guilty verdict rendered on April 21, 2023. It is another victory for the family of Laddie Gillett who never gave up in lobbying for justice across the country.  Laddie’s foster dad, Emil Bradley, says no amount of time will bring back their child, but they are satisfied with today’s sentencing.

Love News also got comment from Mayor Bernard Wagner who had been following the case from the onset.

 

14-year-old, Laddie Gillett was killed on July 14, 2021 in Placencia while he was vacationing with his family

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