A new trial date could be set soon for former OECS Soca Monarch, Jonathan ‘Ninja Dan’ St. Rose, who made an appearance at the High Court in Castries on Tuesday.
A mistrial judgment was handed down by Justice Francis Cumberbatch at on May 4, 2015, in the case with which St. Rose and two others are accused of murder.
A few hours after the murder case was declared a mistrial, Director of Public Prosecutions Victoria Charles-Clarke decided to order a retrial, something which is not unique to law.
St. Rose has been charged along with– Lyden Blasse and Marvin Terry Nelson – in connection with the February 2009 death of Dwayne ‘Chubby’ James.
James was stabbed multiple times at Maynard Hill, Marchand on Saturday, February 14, 2009.
St. Rose and his colleagues have been on remand for close to seven years at Bordelais Correctional Facility.