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Teenagers arraigned For Murder

Three males and a female stood before Deputy Chief Magistrate Soubusola Swain yesterday charged with  murder and one count of attempted murder.

Among them was 18-year-old Marquella Dean of Lewis Street, 18 year old Antonio Thompson of Hay Street and a 16 year old juvenile.

These teenagers are accused of  the murder of Sean Augustin and the attempted murder of Jason Campbell. 

Also arraigned  was 22-year-old Keith Allen.  He was charged with the murder of Shanindore Neely who was killed on July 8th. 

These defendants were not allowed to enter a plea and were remanded to The Bahamas Department of Corrections until October 18th. 

Shortly before 3pm on July 8, Mr. Neely was standing on Homestead Street when a Ford vehicle pulled up next to him and opened fire at him.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

In  the case of Sean Augustin, he  was walking on the eastern road of the clinic on Baillou Hill Road when he saw a male being chased by a group of men. They shot both him and the male before running away.

EMS  personell  were called to the scene to revive the victim but  were  unsuccessful.  Augustin was pronounced dead on the scene.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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