Phillips guilty in the shooting death of Church Ground Resident

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, November 19, 2020 ( – Alston Phillips, a Jamaican man residing in Hamilton Estate, Nevis, was today, Thursday, November 19, 2020 found guilty in the shooting death of Lydia Jacobs.

 The verdict was handed down by the jury at the Court House in Charlestown.

 The 37-year-old Jacobs was reportedly shot at approximately 10:55 p.m. on Friday, June 02, 2017, in the yard of her Grace Development Housing residence in Church Ground, Nevis.

Jacobs was returning home from work when Phillips allegedly fired multiple shots into the vehicle, in which she was traveling.

Jacobs was transported to the Alexandra Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Phillips was arrested soon after and was charged with murder, and two additional charges of attempted murder.

Phillips was found guilty on all charges.

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