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Man Charged for Murder

According to police reports, shortly after 9pm on April 27, police in Abaco were called to the area of Charles Sawyer Highway in Marsh Harbour, where they discovered the lifeless body of a man with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

The victim, identified as Perez Dames, was pronounced dead by a local doctor at the scene, becoming the twenty-seventh murder of the year for the Bahamas.

31-year-old Adnardo Major, of Dundas Town, stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt, and was charged with one count of murder concerning the April 27 death of Perez Dames.

Mr. Major was not required to enter a plea to the charge and his matter was adjourned to July 3 for service of a voluntary bill of indictment.

He was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services in the interim, depending on whether or not he exercises his right to the apply to the Supreme Court for bail and is successful in doing so.

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