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Dennis James

Murder accused, Dennis James. (IWN photo)

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Police have arrested and charged Dennis James, a 36-year-old, labourer of Chapmans Village, with the murder of Vidana McKenzie-Williams.

The 33-year-old mother of four died on Dec. 21 after being chopped on the neck with a cutlass in Chapmans Village.

James appeared at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court on Thursday and was remanded into custody.

He will reappear in court for the date for the commencement of a preliminary inquiry.

Meanwhile, police have also arrested Anthony Simon, 24, a security guard of Georgetown and charged him with the murder of Vancito “Cito” Balcombe.

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Balcombe, a 40-year-old, farmer of Langley Park, died after being stabbed multiple times about his body around 4:40 p.m. on Dec. 21.

Simon appeared at the Serious Offences Court on Dec. 23 and was remanded in custody.

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2 replies on “Man charged with Chapmans woman’s murder”

  1. Several murders were committed using a cutlass. There should be restrictions on cutlasses being in the open in public. They should be carried around in a bag and that is if it is being taken to the mountain or on the sea. It has become a dangerous weapon and there should be restrictions. There is no 2nd amendment in SVG for this crap.

  2. Skeckpalmer where have you been? Cutlass has always been the choice of weapon used to murder people in SVG; it only became second with the proliferation of guns.

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