Rohan Martin, who has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, 29 year old teacher Latoya Hill, is to return to the Portland Parish court on August 21 for his case to be mentioned.
Mr. Martin, was charged on Sunday by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch in Portland.
He was taken to court on Tuesday, but the matter was put off.
Residents of David Lane in Port Antonio found Ms Hill's body outside her house on the morning of July 30.
The body had what appeared to be a wound to the forehead.
It also had a clear plastic bag over the head, along with a pink plastic bag wrapped around the waist and thighs.
Traces of blood were also found inside the house.
Mr. Martin surrendered at a police station in the Corporate Area, two days after the incident.