Man charged with murder of missing man

Nassau, BAHAMAS- A former wanted suspect has been charged with the murder of a missing man.

Police say Ashton Sweeting is responsible for the murder of Murray Walkes, whose remains were found on a farm on Carmichael Road on July 12.

Walkes, 34, was reportedly with Sweeting when he was last seen alive on July 8.

Sweeting was not required to enter a plea to the murder charge when he appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Roberto Reckley.

Bail was denied and he returns to court on October 24.

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