Noel Maitland’s murder case was transferred from the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court to the Home Circuit Court on Friday morning.
Reports state that Paula Llewellyn, the Director of Public Prosecutions, entered a nolle prosequi, which is an entry made on the legal record denoting that the prosecutor or plaintiff will proceed no further in an action or suit either as a whole.
Additionally, earlier today, Maitland made an appearance at the Supreme Court for a case management hearing.
The defendant’s legal team is set to make a bail application on October 4 in the Home Circuit Court. Consequently, the judge requested that his life history and previous convictions be submitted to the Court Registry by September 30.
Social media personality, Donna-Lee Donaldson was reported missing on July 13. Since July 27, police constable and her boyfriend, Noel Maitland, has been remanded in custody for suspicion of being responsible for her disappearance and murder after she was declared dead.
Police theorize that she was killed between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. on July 12, however, to date, her body has not been found.
He was charged with her murder on August 2 following a probe by the Major Investigations Division (MID).