Thirty-four- year-old Steve Emmanuel Paul Olive of the Kalinago Territory who resided in Loubiere is now on remand at the State Prison in Stockfarm, after he made a formal court appearance.
Olive is charged with the brutal murder of 31-year-old Valda Rosa Laville of Marigot who also resided in Loubiere.
A mother of two infants, she was brutally killed on the night of Wednesday January 4, 2017 at Lahaut Road in Loubiere.
Olive appeared before a Roseau Magistrate on Friday January 6, 2017, where the murder charge was read to him.
He was unrepresented, and was not required to enter a plea, since the matter is an indictable offense.
The preliminary inquiry into the matter is set for May 19, 2017.
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