He is Ryan Bobb-Semple.
He was not required to plea to the charge that he murdered Shaquan Gittens between April 1 and 4 at Houston Backlands, East Bank Demerara.
He returns to court on April 17 before Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.
Bobb-Semple appeared in court barefooted and sat expressionless before the charge was read to him.
City Magistrate, Judy Latchman asked the accused if he wished to say anything or lodge any complaints with the court and he replied “No”
No relative of the accused or the deceased was in court.
The accused was not represented by an attorney.