Murder accused 24-year-old Dave Fedel Aristide James and 34-year-old Verena Isilma Vasilka Cuffy made their second appearance in the No. 2 District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today.
The two, of Wavell Gardens, Black Rock, St Michael, are charged with the September 7 murder of fish vendor Stephen “Molly” Small.
They have been on remand since their first appearance before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant on September 13 accused of committing the indictable capital offence.
They were again remanded to HMP Dodds until November 8. Queen’s Counsel Michael Lashley appeared for both accused..
Meantime Cuffy, a fish boner, continued to maintain her innocence on the September 8 charges of possession of cannabis and cultivation of the plants while James, a labourer, made an appearance in the Traffic Court before Magistrate Graveney Bannaister today. He pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle along St Matthias Road, Christ Church, about 11:30 a.m. on September 1, when he had no driver’s licence and no insurance as well as driving without due care and attention.
He was convicted, reprimanded and discharged on the charges.