Tag: fatality

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 and Frank Sound Roads, which is in […]

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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 year’s Off the Beaten Track 50k […]

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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 Batabano. Both the car and the bicycle […]

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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 her boyfriend’s statement about what […]

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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 after a report that Rick was […]

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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, along with other members of […]

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Elderly taxi driver admits killing doctor

Elderly taxi driver admits killing doctor

| 17/07/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A 70-year-old man from Bodden Town has admitted causing the death of Dr Vary Jones-Leslie (62), from Jamaica, as a result of dangerous driving. Warren Samuel Hogarth pleaded guilty to the charges against him ahead of a scheduled trial, after denying the allegations earlier this year. On 17 July  last year, Hogarth hit the visiting physician […]

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WB man’s death comes weeks after jail release

WB man’s death comes weeks after jail release

| 04/07/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A local man who is understood to have taken his own life after he was found unresponsive at a home in Peace Lane, West Bay, yesterday morning was Matthew Carlyle Ebanks (31), police have confirmed. Ebanks had been released from HMP Northward just over six weeks ago after serving 268 days in connection with the possession […]

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Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge ordered Noel Vaughn Douglas (37) to undertake 80 hours of community service work over the next 12 months for his conviction for dangerous driving ahead of a major crash in which his close friend Matthew Owens (31) was killed. Douglas was acquitted of causing Owen’s death following a trial earlier this year […]

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Police confirm arrest in North Side murder

Police confirm arrest in North Side murder

| 08/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A North Side man who was found dead yesterday morning at a farm off Hutland Road in what appears to be a tragic family killing has been named as Timothy Rivers (66), who was reportedly stabbed multiple times. Police have also now confirmed that a 19-year old man has been arrested on suspicion of […]

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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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