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Manuel Pacheco convicted for murder

The murder trial against Manuel Pacheco, is coming to an end as the crown and defense have presented their case and Justice Colin Williams has set Friday, February 20, for addresses

The murder trial against Manuel Pacheco, is coming to an end as the crown and defense have presented their case and Justice Colin Williams has set Friday, February 20, for addresses.  At that time he will sum-up the case and give his ruling. Pacheco was charged with the murder of his neighbor, 50-year-old Jose Manuel Villanueva who was shot six times to the body during an argument with Pacheco whilst inside his own yard. Pacheco’s trial kicked off on Monday, February 18 in a trial by judge without a jury where the DPP crown, Shanice Lovelle has since call over 8 witnesses to testify in the case against Pacheco.  Her main crown witness was the deceased granddaughter, who gave the court her account of what she saw transpire between the men.