Accused: Jermaine Pearman under heavy police guard. *Photo by Kageaki Smith
Accused: Jermaine Pearman under heavy police guard. *Photo by Kageaki Smith
A man has been charged with stabbing to death young mother Shakeya DeRoza.

Jermaine Pearman, 36, is accused of premeditated murder. Ms DeRoza collapsed and died on Middle Road in Sandys on Friday. The 23-year-old mother of two was bleeding heavily from multiple stab wounds.

Mr. Pearman, of no fixed address, was apprehended later that day on the railway trail in Somerset. In addition to murder he was charged with possession of a knife. Appearing in court on Wednesday, he was not required to enter a plea and will be in court again in two weeks.