Eric “Zey” Joseph, who spent 25 years in jail after being convicted for the murder of farmer Ted Honeychurch, is now an inmate at the State prison.
He was arrested in early October 2012 and charged for throwing missiles and making threats to Gloria Prosper of REACH.
When he appeared in court on Friday before magistrate Ossie Lewis, Joseph requested “self bail” but was told that while bail was “open” he needed a “proper surety.”
Police prosecutor Inspector Claude Weekes told the court Joseph needs proper supervision because he continues to get into difficulties. “We know his history and story but it appears when he is out he misbehaves and we have to protect the people and society,” he said.
While agreeing with Inspector Weekes, Magistrate Lewis explained that the charges are “summary” and Joseph has already been on remand for almost four months and would have served “his time” when it is heard on January 25th 2013.
Joseph in response told the court, “I am innocent of the matter.”
He was further denied bail with his matter set for January 25,2013.