Archive for February 15th, 2018

Chief justice gives Estella’s killers longest life tariff

Chief justice gives Estella’s killers longest life tariff

| 15/02/2018 | 90 Comments
(CNS): Kirkland Henry (37) and Larry Ricketts (33) will serve minimum life sentences of 40 years for the murder of Estella Scott-Roberts after Chief Justice Anthony Smellie handed down his ruling Thursday, following the recent conditional release hearings for the two killers. These are the longest t [...]

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Abuser jailed for 4¾ years for child sex abuse

Abuser jailed for 4¾ years for child sex abuse

| 15/02/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Devon Stewart (57), who was convicted last September for gross indecency on a 7-year-old child, received a prison sentence of four years and nine months Thursday from an acting Grand Court judge, who noted that social workers believed the child had been severely traumatized. In a disturbing c [...]

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RCIPS calls for witnesses to Spotts Beach drowning

RCIPS calls for witnesses to Spotts Beach drowning

| 15/02/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Police officers investigating the death of a visitor on Monday at Spotts Beach are calling for witnesses to come forward. Police said they are interested in speaking with anyone who saw him enter the sea or swimming in the area before his body was pulled from the water. Anyone with any inform [...]

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Three car fires trigger two police probes

Three car fires trigger two police probes

| 15/02/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Emergency services responded to three separate car fires on Wednesday between the early hours of the morning and just after lunch across three different districts. Police said it does not appear that the vehicle blazes were linked. The fire, in which a nearby building was also slightly damage [...]

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Expressing condolences to strangers

Expressing condolences to strangers

| 15/02/2018
Is it appropriate to offer condolences to people who are not your friends, family or even acquaintances? Online condolences to complete strangers? Kim Cattrall’s response to Sarah Jessica Parker has made me think about etiquette for expressing condolences. [...]

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