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One of three accused in "Bunny" Francis murder pleads guilty

One of the three men on trial for the 2011 murder of businessman Roderick "Bunny" Francis, has pleaded guilty.
 
Sheldon Watson pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the charge of accessory after the fact of murder.
 
Another accused, Newton Welsh, was freed last week by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
 
Carlos Batista and George Gardener remain on trial.
 
Mr. Francis, a well known figure in the conch industry, was fatally shot near his St. Andrew home on June 25, 2015.
 
Investigators had reported that his death was a contract killing.
 
The trial resumes on Monday.
 


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