Tag: fatality

US visitor drowns off 7MB

US visitor drowns off 7MB

| 22/06/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED Monday: Police have now confirmed that the 77-year-old man believed to have drowned while swimming off Seven Mile Beach Friday was Dr Gerald Doyle, who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts in the United States. Police said the emergency services were alerted Friday afternoon to the incident at around 3:30pm. Although medical […]

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Jamaican killed in WB violence

Jamaican killed in WB violence

| 17/06/2019

(CNS): A 42-year-old man from Jamaica who was living in West Bay died as a result of a stab wound to his chest Sunday night (16 June) during what appears to have been a serious incident of domestic violence, in which a woman and two children were also stabbed. The police and emergency services were […]

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Cayman bench loses popular local judge

Cayman bench loses popular local judge

| 10/06/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Justice Charles Quin QC died Friday evening at his George Town home surrounded by family and close friends, after a long battle with cancer. Justice Quin sat on the Grand Court bench for over a decade, dealing largely with criminal cases and some of the most tragic and complex trials. Chief Justice Anthony Smellie […]

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North Side man dies after falling from pick-up

North Side man dies after falling from pick-up

| 04/06/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that the 65-year-old man who was pronounced dead Tuesday, having succumbed to the serious injuries he sustained early Sunday morning when he fell off the back of a pick-up truck was George Leo Kelly.  Around 11am on 2 June police and emergency services were called to a home in […]

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Driver ready to admit killing cyclist in hit-and-run

Driver ready to admit killing cyclist in hit-and-run

| 03/06/2019

(CNS): A man accused of killing a cyclist in an early morning hit-and-run in George Town in April is keen to admit the charges against him, the court heard Friday, but not all of the facts of the fatal collision have yet been established. Wilfred Ellington Myles Jr, from George Town, is charged with causing […]

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Visitor dies swimming off South Church street

Visitor dies swimming off South Church street

| 27/05/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Robert Barron (77) from Colorado, USA, was pronounced dead Friday afternoon after he was pulled from the water and medics were unable to revive him. Emergency services received a report around 4pm that a man had got in trouble while swimming off South Church Street. People in the area at the time had helped […]

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Man found dead in car off ETH

Man found dead in car off ETH

| 18/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): An investigation has begun into the death of a man who was found unresponsive in a vehicle outside a residential complex off the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, George Town, Friday lunchtime. Emergency services were called to the location just after 1:00pm following a report of a medical emergency. The man was found to be non-responsive […]

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US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

| 16/05/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): A 51-year-old man visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts, USA, was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital Wednesday evening after snorkelling off Seven Mile Beach, south of Governor’s Beach. The man was said to have encountered difficulties in the water and was brought to shore. Members of the public conducted CPR on the […]

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Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 16/05/2019

(CNS): Police have confirmed that officers have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Cayman Brac on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The woman was arrested over a week ago, on 8 May, in relation to the fatal incident on 22 March on Watering Place Road near to La Esperanza bar. Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55), […]

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Second man found dead at home

Second man found dead at home

| 01/05/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A 63-year-old North Side man has been found dead at his home, police said in a release Wednesday morning. The man was reportedly found unresponsive at an address on Frank Sound Road and was pronounced dead by emergency services medical personnel who attended the scene. Police have not yet stated whether or not they […]

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Man found dead in Bodden Town home

Man found dead in Bodden Town home

| 30/04/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has opened an investigation into the death of a 51-year-old Jamaican man found dead in his home Tuesday morning. The man, who has not yet been identified, was found after police responded to a report by his co-workers that he might be in distress. According to a release […]

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