Tag: child cruelty

Second carer denies manslaughter

Second carer denies manslaughter

| 12/07/2019

(CNS): The second of two men charged with manslaughter and child cruelty after a teenage boy in their care drowned during what should have been a supervised fishing trip pleaded not guilty to both charges on Friday. Larry Levers (46) denied the allegations and will join Michael Stewart (65), who pleaded not guilty at a previous […]

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Bodden Town man denies trying to kill toddler

Bodden Town man denies trying to kill toddler

| 06/05/2019

(CNS): Travis Jarrell Webb (26) pleaded not guilty on Friday to attempted murder and cruelty to a child, after reports cleared the man as being fit to plead. The case will now be tried in August, though defence counsel for the Bodden Town man said there would still be an issue regarding his client’s mental […]

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GT man charged after holding baby hostage

GT man charged after holding baby hostage

| 25/04/2019

(CNS): A 39-year-old-man from George Town has been charged with child cruelty and threats to kill and is expected to appear in court today (Thursday). He was arrested on Monday following a serious violent incident at a home in the Rock Hole area in which he held a baby hostage. The man threatened to harm […]

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Man extradited from US charged with teen’s death

Man extradited from US charged with teen’s death

| 16/03/2019

(CNS): A former supervisor at a local boys home who was extradited from the United States appeared in court Friday charged with manslaughter and child cruelty in connection with the death of 14-year-old Risco Batten, who drowned in South Sound in November 2015. Larry Levers (46) is one of two men charged in the case […]

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Supect’s ability to plead at issue in child burial case

Supect’s ability to plead at issue in child burial case

| 14/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Travis Jarrel Webb’s ability to answer charges of attempted murder and cruelty to a child was questioned in Grand Court Friday as a result of possible mental health problems. Webb (26), who is currently on remand at HMP Northward, was arrested and charged after a shocking incident in November, and now stands accused of […]

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Local man charged in ‘live-burial’ case

Local man charged in ‘live-burial’ case

| 26/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Travis Webb (26) from Bodden Town was remanded in custody after he was charged and brought to court Monday in connection with the live burial of a child last week. He is facing charges of attempted murder and cruelty to a child. The case has been transmitted to Grand Court, where Webb is to […]

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Police saved toddler buried alive in Bodden Town

Police saved toddler buried alive in Bodden Town

| 22/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The police have revealed that a three-year-old child was buried alive for a short period yesterday evening before they were able to get to the Bodden Town premises, save and resuscitate the child and coordinate with EMS teams, in a case that has rocked the community. A 26-year-old-man from Bodden Town, who has been identified […]

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Ex-care home worker faces extradition for manslaughter

Ex-care home worker faces extradition for manslaughter

| 24/09/2018

(CNS): Two men have been charged with manslaughter and child cruelty in connection with the death of a teenage resident at the Bonaventure Boys Home. Risco Batten (14) drowned in South Sound in November 2015 during a fishing trip with the men, who were both supervisors at the home. One of the two men, Larry Levers […]

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