Kartel Trial: Court hears damning texts from Williams begging for help

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Texts were read in Court on Monday in the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel and his co-accused that painted a damning picture of events leading up to the disappearance of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams on August 16, 2011.

Corporal Sean Brown of the Organized Crime Investigation Division (OCID) attributed the texts to Williams and his girlfriend Onieka Jackson, as well as co-accused Shawn Storm.

In the flurry of texts Williams told his girlfriend that he was scared and begged her to call the police.

Williams told her in the texts that Vybz Kartel was going to kill him.

The texts were sent on August 16, 2011, the day when Kartel and his associates allegedly killed Williams in Havendale, St Andrew.

In the first of the texts sent at 6:58 pm Williams told Jackson, “I am really SCARDE baby please call the police u have to save me”

Then at 7:08 pm Williams told Jackson “tell them Vybz Katel a go kill me please baby”.

In another text two minutes later Williams told Jackson “please u have to hurry up”.

At 7:11 pm Williams texted “SHAWN cant save we please we inna Needfa car a drive go up there.”

Jackson responded at 7:13 pm “baby r u sure Wats the address bbz.”

Another text from Williams at 7:16 pm read “Baby please all mi know a Havendale please please tell them fi look fi Needfa car.”

At 7:18 Williams sent another text, “Mi de a Red Hill road a go up please please”

Jackson responded, “OK baby I am praying for u … tht nothing doesnt happens but I will call.”

At 7:20 pm Williams texted “tell NADINE don’t stop please call very min”.

The court heard that prior to the texts between Williams and Jackson, Shawn Storm had sent an ominous texts earlier that day.

At 1:11 pm Shawn Storm sent a text to a specified number saying  “A serious ting cause people a go ded don’t tel Mammy nuttin”