Duo convicted, may be sentenced to die, for killing honeymooners

The prosecution has reserved its decision on whether to pursue the death penalty until September 26.

CANANEWS - Anika Kentish

From left, Marilyn and Ken Mullany and Detective Sergeant Ian Bourne, the family's liaison officer, as he read their statement to the media on Wednesday night.

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Prosecutors may seek the death penalty for two men convicted late Wednesday of killing British honeymooners Benjamin and Catherine Mullany and Jamaican shopkeeper Waneta Anderson.

Kaniel Martin and Avie Howell who shot the couple and made off with “cheap” cellphones and cash still face two more murder charges.

The prosecution has reserved its decision on whether to pursue the death penalty until September 26 when the court will hold a sentencing hearing for the men, Prosecutor Adlai Smith told the court.

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