Tag: Coroners Court

Driver killed after looking for phone

Driver killed after looking for phone

| 03/09/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Rowena Scott (25) was looking around the car for a missing phone moments before it crashed into a concrete wall along Shamrock Road, an inquest heard on Monday. The coroner’s hearing into the death of Scott, following a single-vehicle crash in March 2015, opened before a jury, who heard her boyfriend’s statement about what […]

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Inquest finds misadventure in deadly EE road smash

Inquest finds misadventure in deadly EE road smash

| 08/06/2018 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The deaths of Shannay Delapenha (22), Ian Mansell (72), Pamela Mansell (74) and Marlene Wright (60) in a major crash in East End last year were found to have been caused by misadventure following an inquest this week. The jury returned the verdict after hearing details of how Delapenha, a resident of the Cayman Islands who […]

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Speed and booze caused fatal WB road smash

Speed and booze caused fatal WB road smash

| 06/03/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A jury sitting in the Coroner’s Court Tuesday returned a verdict of death by misadventure after hearing the details of a fatal road collision on 21 November 2015, when 21-year-old Jamaican national, Lanado Martin Waugh, was killed. The jury heard that Waugh was alone in his car, travelling south at almost 79 miles per […]

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Jury returns open verdict in post-op death

Jury returns open verdict in post-op death

| 20/11/2017 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The jury hearing the inquest into the death of Lisa Anne Turner (61) recorded an “open verdict” Thursday, as they were unable to determine the circumstance that caused her death. The Canadian woman, who had lived in Cayman for many years, died earlier this year just days after an operation to remove a cyst from […]

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Unknown complications behind post-op death

Unknown complications behind post-op death

| 15/11/2017 | 48 Comments

(CNS): A 61-year-old woman who died four days after a relatively routine operation to remove an ovarian cyst was the victim of complications relating to the cystectomy and salpingectomy, according to the conclusions of a pathologist’s report. Lisa Anne Turner died on 14 February this year following keyhole surgery on 10 February at the CTMH […]

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Inquest finds police killing of suspect lawful

Inquest finds police killing of suspect lawful

| 13/11/2017 | 32 Comments

(CNS): A Coroners Court jury returned a verdict of lawful killing Friday in the 6 January 2017 shooting death by police of Norval Maconia Barrett (34), who was in Cayman illegally and suspected of involvement in a series of armed robberies. The shooting occurred when police went to a Windsor Park residence with a warrant […]

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Inquest finds misadventure in Henriksen’s death

Inquest finds misadventure in Henriksen’s death

| 26/10/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A jury that heard the coroner’s case of Erik Henriksen (58) concluded that he died through misadventure. The wealthy Norwegian businessman, who had a home on Grand Cayman, had just bought a new speed boat and launched it days before he drowned after he and his friend were thrown from the vessel in November […]

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Norwegian boater killed days after launching vessel

Norwegian boater killed days after launching vessel

| 24/10/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Erik Henriksen (58), who was killed in the North Sound, Grand Cayman, in November 2015 when he was thrown from a powerful speedboat, had launched the new vessel only days before, the Coroners Court heard Monday, as the inquest into the Norwegian millionaire’s death opened. Witnesses and statements painted a picture for the jury […]

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Cyclist killed in ‘misadventure’ inquest finds

Cyclist killed in ‘misadventure’ inquest finds

| 16/10/2017 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Rhonda Azan (61) was killed as a result of misadventure, a jury sitting in the Coroners Court found Friday. The local woman was struck by a F-250 truck during twilight one evening in October 2015 as she cycled against the traffic on Shamrock Rock in Savannah. The jury heard two different conclusions from accident re-constructionists […]

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