Tag: fatality

Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

| 29/10/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have confirmed that the 54-year-old-man who was killed at the weekend in an industrial accident at a quarry off Lake View Drive in Bodden Town, when a tyre reportedly exploded, was Crisanto Dizon from the Philippines, who was a resident in the Cayman Islands. The RCIPS said hi [...]

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US Tourist dies after snorkelling in GT harbour

US Tourist dies after snorkelling in GT harbour

| 23/10/2018 | 39 Comments
(CNS): An as yet unidentified visitor to the Cayman Islands fro the United States died on Tuesday while snorkelling along the George Town waterfront. Police said that at around 10:45am the emergency services responded to the report of a 68-year-old man in difficulty while in the water. When they arr [...]

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Green energy advocate drowned on 7MB

Green energy advocate drowned on 7MB

| 19/10/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Police have now confirmed that James Knapp was the man who died after getting in trouble in the water on Seven Mile Beach on Wednesday morning. A long-time campaigner for greener energy, Knapp was one of the first people in Cayman to build a home entirely off the grid and solar-powered. He wa [...]

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Resident dies at 7 Mile public beach

Resident dies at 7 Mile public beach

| 17/10/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): A 68-year-old-resident died this morning after getting into difficulty on Seven Mile Beach. Police said emergency services were called to the beach location shortly after 8:30am following a report that the man was in distress. CNS understands that the man was in the water when he was found un [...]

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Drug mule dies after swallowing cocaine

Drug mule dies after swallowing cocaine

| 09/10/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says the unidentified 44-year-old man who was found dead at a residence in Prospect at around 10pm on Monday 1 October died after he had swallowed a large number of pellets containing drugs. The RCIPS said a post-mortem on the man, who had just returned [...]

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Local man killed in Breakers crash

Local man killed in Breakers crash

| 05/10/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that the driver of the silver Mercedes-Benz who was killed Thursday evening in a single-car crash was Peter Oliver Andrew Rankine (46) from East End. The RCIPS also said that the fatal crash happened on Bodden Town Road before the intersection of North Side [...]

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Road collision victim placed 3rd in ultra-marathon

Road collision victim placed 3rd in ultra-marathon

| 12/09/2018 | 82 Comments
(CNS): Geoff Cornwall (56) was the cyclist killed in yesterday’s collision on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed. Cornwall, a resident of Grand Cayman working for a local bank in the IT sector, was a keen sportsman and had placed third in this [...]

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Cyclist killed in collision on ETH

Cyclist killed in collision on ETH

| 11/09/2018 | 106 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The cyclist who was killed in a crash on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway this morning is a 56-year-old resident originally from Australia, the police have confirmed. The man was killed at the scene some time after 7:30am Tuesday along the stretch of highway between Yacht Drive and Bata [...]

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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 [...]

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US visitor dies snorkeling in North Side

US visitor dies snorkeling in North Side

| 19/08/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have identified the 45-year-old man who died in North Side last week as Todd Rick. He was visiting the Cayman Islands from Texas in the United States and died Thursday following a snorkelling trip off Rum Point. The emergency services were called to the popular tourist spot af [...]

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New Yorker dies after dive trip in GT

New Yorker dies after dive trip in GT

| 24/07/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): A 64-year-old woman visiting the Cayman Islands from New York died Sunday following a diving trip off the coast of Eden Rock in South Church Street, George Town. Peggy Sylvia Michel got into difficulty while in the water at around 2:30pm and was assisted to shore by her dive companion, who, [...]

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