Tag: fatality

Police name visitors who died in local waters

Police name visitors who died in local waters

| 25/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police have now confirmed the identities of the latest two visitors from the United States to lose their lives in Cayman waters. Peter Stuart Schilke (57) from Connecticut died following a snorkelling trip off the East End coast on Saturday, 19 May. And Walter Franklin Steele (83) from North [...]

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Another visitor dies after snorkelling trip

Another visitor dies after snorkelling trip

| 22/05/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): A 57-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States has became the seventh tourist to die in local waters so far this year. On Saturday evening, 19 May, emergency personnel were called to East End after the man had encountered difficulties while snorkelling in the ar [...]

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Elderly visitor drowns at Stingray City

Elderly visitor drowns at Stingray City

| 16/05/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): An 83-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States drowned during a snorkelling trip at Stingray City on Tuesday, police have said. A report was made to emergency services around 2:15 in the afternoon that the man had gone missing during the trip. Shortly afterwards [...]

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Visitor dies after snorkel trip in George Town

Visitor dies after snorkel trip in George Town

| 15/05/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The 64-year-old woman who died Thursday following a snorkelling trip off the coast of George Town has been identified by the police as Doris Ann Sarauer, who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Minnesota in the United States. Emergency services responded to a report made about 11: [...]

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Police seek witnesses from red car in fatal smash case

Police seek witnesses from red car in fatal smash case

| 04/05/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Police are calling on anyone who may have seen the fatal collision in North Side last Sunday (29 April) to get in touch with the traffic officers who are investigation the crash. In particular, they are interested in speaking with the occupants of a red vehicle that may have been overtaken [...]

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Tributes pour in as former fire chief dies

Tributes pour in as former fire chief dies

| 30/04/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Kirkland Nixon, the Cayman Islands’ first local chief fire officer, who headed up the service for more than 40 years, died this morning after being ill for several months. Nixon (73) was a popular public figure who was as well known for his passion for orchids as he was for his long pub [...]

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One dead in North Side crash

One dead in North Side crash

| 29/04/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): One person is confirmed dead and two others injured following a crash Sunday evening on North Side Road, close to the Old Man Bay grocery store, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Just before 8pm on Sunday, 29 April, a vehicle with a driver and two passengers crashed into a [...]

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Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

| 24/04/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal found that a judge had not given enough consideration to the personal mitigating circumstances of Anastasia Watson (24), who had killed her close friend in a road smash in 2015, when she had been handed a one-year prison term for causing death by careless dr [...]

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Visitor dies after East End dive trip

Visitor dies after East End dive trip

| 23/04/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A 70-year-old woman who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States died on Friday after scuba diving in East End. Police said emergency services were called out around 9am after the woman had encountered difficulties on the dive. Despite attempts at CPR, the victim was pronounced [...]

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Police appeal for witnesses in fatal collision

Police appeal for witnesses in fatal collision

| 16/04/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS): Officers investigating the death of Susan Simoy Sumalapao (56), who was killed on Thursday morning as she attempted to cross the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, are appealing to anyone who may have seen the collision to come forward. The investigators said they were interested in talking with so [...]

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Woman hit by SUV in ETH fatal collision

Woman hit by SUV in ETH fatal collision

| 12/04/2018 | 135 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The police have now identified the 56-year-old woman from the Philippines who was killed Thursday morning after she was struck by a Ford Edge SUV as Susan Simoy Sumalapao. She was hit at around 8am as she was crossing the Esterley Tibbetts Highway on the southbound carriageway, just [...]

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