Ishmael Hudson Vidal of Fond Cole has been formally charged with the November 5, 2016 murder of Kishroy Abraham of Morne Prosper.

Abraham, 22, of Morne Prosper was stabbed to death last week as he enjoyed Pointe Michel's annual feast popularly known as "Fete La Pwete".

Vidal appeared before chief magistrate Candia Carette George today when the murder charge was read to him.

He was not accompanied by a lawyer and was asked to get one for his next court appearance. Vidal is now on remand. The Preliminary Inquiry is set for April 18, 2017.