Accused Jamaican Hijacker Found Guilty

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: A 21-year-old  described as `mentally challenged,` was yesterday found guilty of hijacking in Jamaica.

Stephen Fray was found guilty Thursday of hijacking a Canadian jetliner on the Sangster Airport tarmac in Jamaica and of robbery and assault.

He will be sentenced Oct. 8. Fray allegedly hijacked a CanJet Airlines plane April 19 while it sat at Montego Bay`s airport with 167 passengers aboard. He was also accused of firing a gun into the air, taking money from passengers and demanding to be flown off the island. Police and Army forces captured him after a six-hour standoff.

His motive remains unclear.

 

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