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Pair Charged With Murder And Robbery

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

TWO males, including a 17-year-old, were charged with murder and armed robbery in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

Tremayne Moss, 21, of Woods Rodgers Drive, South Bahamia, and a juvenile of Gordon Avenue, Freeport, appeared before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Court One.

It is alleged that on June 23 at Freeport, the two accused killed Corey Thompson. It is also alleged that the two robbed the victim.

Thompson’s death was the island’s 10th homicide for the year.

The men were not required to enter a plea to the charges of murder and armed robbery, which are indictable offences.

The case was adjourned to September 1 when a preliminary inquiry will be held into the matter. Both were remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

Moss was also arraigned before Magistrate Rengin Johnson in Court Two on the charge of possession of a firearm with the means to endanger life.

He pleaded not guilty and elected to have a summary trial. The matter was adjourned to October 24 - 26.

Moss was also charged with armed robbery in connection with another matter reported to police on June 16.

He was not required to enter a plea and the matter was adjourned to November 22, for trial.

The juvenile was also charged with two counts of disorderly behaviour in a police station. The matter was adjourned to August 9 before a juvenile panel, and $1,500 cash bail was granted.

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