Man arraigned for Peardale Road murder

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A 19-year-old will spend his first night on remand at the Bahamas Department of Corrections following his arraignment Monday.

Mario Cuffee is accused of the June 24th murder of Gladstone Francis and the attempted murder of Savannah Francis. The incident taking just before 4:00pm that day on Peardale Road. Investigating officers met the woman wounded and the man lying in the street, lifeless.

Cuffee was not required to enter a plea. Bail was denied and he was remanded until November 30th for service of a voluntary bill of indictment.