Jury finds Salisbury man guilty of buggery on young boy

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A nine-member jury has found Shamiguel James of Salisbury “guilty on the first count of buggery” on a 12-year-old boy.

The offense took place on July 24, 2016, near the Salisbury Playing Field. State attorney attached to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Daina Matthew under the direction of acting DPP Sherma Dyrample prosecuted on behalf of the State in the matter.

Peter Alleyne represented the convicted man. He is now on remand at the State’s Prison pending sentencing.

The Judge has ordered a Social Inquiry Report on James and also submissions from the defense and prosecution and has set sentencing for July 22, 2022.


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