Surinamese man charged with murder of former DJ

A Surinamese man, Omar Williams today appeared in court charged with the  murder of former disc jockey Sheldon Cheddie.

He appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.

Williams gave his address as  Apanestraat K, 7 Light, Paramaribo, Suriname, and was not required to plead to the capital offence.

He will return to court on October 18.

Police had said in a press release that at about 8:30pm on Monday, Cheddie was at the “Turning Point,” Tucville, when a man approached and discharged several rounds at him, hitting him about his body. Cheddie, a former DJ and trader, was subsequently pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Hospital.

Omar Williams
Omar Williams

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