A man has denied ­murdering his estranged girlfriend.

Jermaine Wellington Pearman, 36, pleaded not guilty to the premeditated murder of Shakeya DeRoza at Supreme Court yesterday.

He is accused of killing the mom of two on July 10.

Ms DeRoza, 23, collapsed and died in front of Rose's Flower Shop in Middle Road, Sandys.

Mr. Pearman is also charged with possessing a bladed article on the Railway Trail the same day.

He pleaded not guilty to both charges and was ­remanded in custody until next year.

Mr. Pearman, of no fixed abode, will appear at court again on January 4, when a trial date will be set.

Shooting accused denies charges

Cervio Cox denied a string of charges relating to a shooting spree in which three people were ­injured on Court Street ­earlier this year. Mr. Cox, 26, is accused of conspiracy to murder J'Dun ­Thompson between a date unknown and May 24.

He faces charges of ­conspiracy to wound with intent and wounding with intent in relation to the same alleged victim.

He also denies two counts of wounding with intent and using a firearm in ­relation to Raymond Burgess Senior and ­Raymond Burgess Jnr.

Mr. Cox, of Clarendon Road, Smith's, was remanded in custody until his trial begins on February 15.

Trio jailed over


A 24-year-old man has been jailed for 11 years for repeatedly stabbing a former friend in the back.

Joshua Wolffe, of ­Cockburn Road, Sandys, was found guilty of ­attempting to murder Kevon Albouy in October at Supreme Court.

Wolffe and two friends, Steven Iris and Leshaun Scott, attacked Mr. Albouy as he sat in his car off ­Middle Road, Southampton, on July 10 last year. Iris, 20, of Radnor Road, Hamilton parish, was jailed for five years, while Scott, 20, of Middle Road, Southampton, was ­sentenced to four.

Assault rap

A 53-year-old yesterday denied throwing ­corrosive fluid at another man.

Colin Nathaniel Washington is accused of wounding Hastings Harris with intent on June 7.

Mr. Washington, of Grace Lane, Pembroke, was released on bail and will stand trial on March 23.

Robber faces jail

Perry Eugene Hayward faces jail after admitting two counts of robbery and handling stolen goods yesterday.

The 29-year-old, of no fixed abode, will return to court on February 1, when a sentencing date will be set.