Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel For Court Friday

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News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 14, 2011: Dancehall star Vybz Kartel will return to a Kingston court on Friday, Oct. 14th to face a murder rap.

The singer, who recently released a bleaching cream and is being held on a ganja charge, is set to return to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court as his lawyers try to seek bail.

Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, is facing charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder and illegal possession of a firearm related to the shooting death of Barrington Burton, a businessman/promoter.

Burton was shot and killed while he was standing with friends along Walkers Avenue in Gregory Park, St Catherine. Two other men, Neil Thompson and Lengberg McDonald, will be jointly charged in the case today, prosecutors say.