Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for killing brother

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Orin Jules, the Sophia man who last week admitted to killing his brother in 2016 following a row over their family shop, was yesterday sentenced to 17 years in prison.

Jules, 30, admitted that on June 18th, 2016, at Sophia, he unlawfully killed Dexter Jules. Although Orin Jules was charged with murder, when he appeared before Justice Sandil Kissoon last week at the High Court in Georgetown, he pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter.

According to prosecutor Mandel Moore, on the day in question, Orin Jules, subsequent to an argument between him and his brother, pulled a knife and stabbed his brother.(stabroek news)…[+]