Tag: fatality

Visitor dies after snorkeling off 7MB

Visitor dies after snorkeling off 7MB

| 24/09/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A 75-year-old woman who was visiting the Cayman Islands was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town on Tuesday morning, after snorkeling off Seven Mile Beach. The emergency services were dispatched to the beach near Royal Palms at around 10:20 this morning in response to reports of a woman who was […]

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Man dies after being crushed by car

Man dies after being crushed by car

| 22/09/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: The man who was killed on Saturday after the vehicle he was working on for a friend fell down from the jack and crushed him has been identified. Police said he was Gregory Washington Walters (48), a Jamaican National who has been living in the Cayman Islands for several years. The emergency […]

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Jamaican couple killed in East End crash

Jamaican couple killed in East End crash

| 10/09/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The two people killed in Saturday’s early morning fatal collision in East End were Lopez George Higgins (26) and Charlisa Titanya Chambers (27), both Jamaican nationals who were living in the Cayman Islands. The car they were in was involved in a head-on smash on Seaview Road in the High Rock area at around […]

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DEH truck involved in East End fatal crash

DEH truck involved in East End fatal crash

| 07/09/2019 | 93 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED SATURDAY 7:48pm: The truck involved in a fatal two-vehicle collision in East End around 3:00 Saturday morning was a Department of Environmental Health vehicle, the Health Ministry confirmed Saturday evening. Two people in a car that collided with the DEH truck on Sea View Road near High Rock Drive were killed as a […]

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RCIPS denies police chase at time of fatal crash

RCIPS denies police chase at time of fatal crash

| 02/09/2019

(CNS): A 27-year-old man has died and a 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning. Despite social media posts claiming that the police were chasing the car when it crashed, the RCIPS has stated that this is incorrect, and that while they […]

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Witnesses wanted to fatal boat crash

Witnesses wanted to fatal boat crash

| 13/08/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal boat crash Sunday night (11 August) to come forward, as they investigate the cause of the collision between the two vessels, which resulted in the death of Emmanuel Brown (49) from George Town and John Turner (70), a British national living in Cayman. A woman was […]

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Local man found dead after boat crash

Local man found dead after boat crash

| 12/08/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that the body of the missing man involved in a boat collision on Sunday night was found during today’s search operation. CNS has learned that the man was Emmanuel (Manny) Brown (42) from George Town and a recently retired serving police officer. Brown was the second person to die as […]

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Police seek witnesses in dirt bike fatality

Police seek witnesses in dirt bike fatality

| 06/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The police have revealed that the man killed on Sunday after losing control of a dirt bike he was riding was Virgil Bush from West Bay. Contrary to information that the driver had been a young man, Bush was 57 years old. Officers from the traffic department investigating the case are now appealing to […]

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Dirt bike rider killed in WB crash

Dirt bike rider killed in WB crash

| 05/08/2019 | 51 Comments

(CNS): A young dirt bike rider was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital early Monday morning, some eight hours after he was involved in a crash on Watercourse Road in West Bay on Sunday evening. The police said that the rider, who was travelling northeast near Ruby Lane, lost control of the bike and […]

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Cayman couple found dead in California

Cayman couple found dead in California

| 29/07/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Two Caymanians have been found dead in a remote area of California some six miles outside Charleston View, near the state line with Nevada. The bodies of Keith Henderman (74) and wife, Yvonne Blanco (69), were found by officers from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office outside a parked Toyota RAV4 that had been rented […]

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US visitor drowns off 7MB

US visitor drowns off 7MB

| 22/06/2019 | 34 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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