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Death Squad Trial | Witness admits to mistaken identification

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 3:35 PM

Nickoy Wilson, Gleaner Writer

The crown witness who yesterday identified District Constable Howard Brown as 'Gaza Man' today acknowledged that he was mistaken when he made the identification. 

After cross-examination by defence attorneys, presiding judge Chief Justice Bryan Sykes asked, "Do you know only the tall brown one as 'Gaza'?"

The witness answered, "Yes, my lord."

Sykes then asked him if Brown looked like the person he described as "tall, slim, brown with grey puss eye."

The witness said, "Him don't look like him to me."

He was then asked why he identified Brown as 'Gaza Man' yesterday.

He said, " I thought it was him when I said (it). Right now looking at him, right now him don't look like 'Gaza Man' to me."

Brown along with Detective Corporal Kevin Adams and Constable Carl Bucknor are jointly charged with the murder of Andrew Bisson on September 5, 2011.

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