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Teacher sentenced to life in prison for killing quanity surveyor

Published:Friday | June 19, 2015 | 7:05 PMBarbara Gayle, Justice Coordinator

A High Court judge this afternoon handed down a sentence of life imprisonment, to pre-trained teacher, Chadwick Blissett.

Blissett was recently convicted of murdering quantity surveyor, Cletus Graham.

Justice Lloyd Hibbert handed down the sentence in the Home Circuit Court in downtown, Kingston. 

He also ordered that Blissett must spend at least 15 years in prison before he becomes eligible for parole. 

The quantity surveyor's body, was found with 14 stab wounds, under a bed in his apartment at Roachdale Crescent in Vineyard Town on May 17, 2012.

The Crown relied on circumstantial evidence to prove its case.