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Murder Suspect Faces Court

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Carlos Hamilton

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT – A Freeport man was charged with murder in the Freeport Magistrates Court on Friday.

Carlos Hamilton, 21, of Grant Avenue, appeared before Magistrate Charlton Smith in Court Two.

It is alleged that on October 12 at Freeport, Grand Bahama, the accused intentionally caused the death of Joshua Bullard.

Bullard was found dead at Fawcett Lane with multiple gunshot wounds.

Hamilton was represented by Simeon Brown. He was not required to enter a plea.

He was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison until March 24, 2014 when a preliminary inquiry will be held to determine if there is sufficient evidence for him to stand trial in the Supreme Court for murder.

In other court news, three young men were charged with armed robbery.

Carlton Hamilton, 19, of Lewis Yard; Trevor Reckley Jr, 22, of Hudson Estates; and Terrano Deveaux, 22, of Custard Apple Street, Freeport were all arraigned before Deputy Chief Magistrate Helen Jones in Magistrate Court Three.

The men were charged with one count of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and two counts of armed robbery.

It is alleged that on October 7, the trio committed armed robbery at Shore Side Investments.

It also alleged that on December 23, the accused men conspired to commit armed robbery and attempted to commit armed robbery at Shore Side Investments.

The accused men were not allowed to enter a plea to the charges. They were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison until April 22 when a preliminary inquiry will be held to determine if there is sufficient evidence against them for a trial in the Supreme Court.

Carlton Hamilton and Terrano Deveaux were represented by attorney Simeon Brown and Trevor Reckley Jr was represented by Kendal Knowles.

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BrianFinnell 5 years, 7 months ago

They were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison until April 22 when a preliminary inquiry will be held to determine if there is sufficient evidence against them for a trial in the Supreme Court.

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