Sunday, February 5, 2023

Pablo Ibar is confident that the court will cancel his life sentence

Pablo Ibarra believes that his defense’s arguments are “convincing” and is confident that the Florida Court of Appeals (USA) will overturn the life sentence for the murder of three people.

This was indicated in a note by Candido Ibar, the father of this Spanish-American citizen of Basque origin, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in the United States after being convicted four years earlier in 1994 of the murders of three people in the state of Florida Was. to which he has always pleaded not guilty.

“Pablo is really hopeful with the new appeal. He believes that the arguments raised by his lawyer Joe Nascimento are really convincing and, moreover, they are based on truth. Therefore, he is confident that they will be accepted by the court.” and consequently, the present sentence is rendered null and void”, Cândido Ibar said.

On February 28, a hearing will be held by videoconferencing before the Court of Appeals for the Fourth District, located in the city of West Palm Beach. After this, a phase of consultation and subsequent drafting of the sentence will begin, which may last several months and it cannot be ruled out that it will take a year before the decision is made public.

Ibar’s lawyer will have 20 minutes to present reasons for requesting a new trial while the prosecutor’s office appeals a life sentence handed down in 2019 by Judge Dennis Bailey for the murders of a nightclub owner, Kasimir Sucharski. Will present his thesis on the contrary. and models Sharon Anderson and Mary Rogers on June 26, 1994.

Ibar was first sentenced to death in 2000. The Florida Supreme Court overturned that death sentence in 2016, finding the evidence against him “too weak” and ordered a retrial, after which in 2019 he was sentenced to life in prison after spending 16 years. On the death penalty in America. Exactly this Thursday is the fourth anniversary of that last sentence.

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