Tag: fatality

Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

| 29/04/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): An 85-year-old woman visiting the Cayman Islands from Florida drowned while swimming at Smith Cove on Monday morning. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the woman was taken to hospital from the popular beach spot on South Church Street in George Town by the emergency services at around 11:00am after she was […]

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Taxi driver gets community order for causing death

Taxi driver gets community order for causing death

| 29/04/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Roy Clivey Tamasa (71), a former licensed taxi driver, was ordered by the court on Friday to do 240 hours of community service and banned from driving for three years in connection with the death of Dr Vary Anette Jones-Leslie last July in a collision at the airport. Tamasa pleaded guilty late last year […]

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US woman charged over gun dies suddenly

US woman charged over gun dies suddenly

| 24/04/2019 | 122 Comments

(CNS): An American woman facing retrial in the Cayman Islands over the possession of an unlicensed gun, which was found in luggage shipped here to meet a cruise ship on which she was a passenger, died Thursday, according to a US funeral home. Carol Ann McNeill-Skorupan (68) “passed away unexpectedly”, the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home in […]

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GT man charged with killing cyclist

GT man charged with killing cyclist

| 17/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Wilfred Myles Jr (28) was remanded in custody after appearing in Summary Court Wednesday, charged with causing the death of Ignacio Kirzner (21) in a hit-and-run on Monday morning. Kirzner was riding to work along North Church Street on a bicycle at around 5:30am when he was hit by a car. Myles, who […]

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GoFundMe page created for cyclist killed in hit-and-run

GoFundMe page created for cyclist killed in hit-and-run

| 16/04/2019 | 67 Comments

(CNS: Police have now identified the man who was killed when he was knocked off his bicycle on North Church Street in George Town early yesterday morning. Ignacio “Nacho” Kirzner (21), an Argentinian national, was riding to work at the Kimpton when he was hit by a vehicle and left in road at around 5:30am. […]

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Police make arrest in fatal hit and run

Police make arrest in fatal hit and run

| 15/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have arrested a 28-year-old-man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, driving a vehicle whilst disqualified, driving a vehicle without insurance and leaving the scene of an accident after a cyclist was killed on the road this morning. An as yet unidentified man, who is a resident of Cayman from overseas, […]

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Brac driver arrested after hit and run

Brac driver arrested after hit and run

| 05/04/2019

(CNS): A 33-year-old man from Cayman Brac has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving in connection with a hit and run on Watering Place Road last month. Police said the man, who lives on Ivory Lane, was arrested just before midnight on 4 April over the death of Mitchell Marvin Ryan […]

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Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 24/03/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed, or has information about, the death of Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55) in a fatal hit-and-run on Cayman Brac early Friday morning to contact them. Officers from the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit on Grand Cayman are on the Brac to help local officers with the ongoing investigation […]

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Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

| 22/03/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal hit-and-run in the early hours of Friday morning in which an as yet unidentified man, believed to be in his 50’s, was killed on Cayman Brac. The emergency services were called to Watering Place Road, near to the La Esperanza bar, around 4:00 this morning after […]

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Canadian visitor dies after snorkelling at WB beach

Canadian visitor dies after snorkelling at WB beach

| 31/01/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A 63-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Canada died yesterday afternoon after collapsing on a West Bay beach. The visitor, who has not yet been identified, had been snorkelling at Cemetery Beach when he got into difficulties and was assisted to shore by another person at the location.

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Postmortem confirms toddler drowned in EE tragedy

Postmortem confirms toddler drowned in EE tragedy

| 18/01/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Following a postmortem examination of a 22-month-old child, which confirmed that she drowned in a tragic incident in East End earlier this month, the police said there were no suspicious circumstances at this time but noted that the investigation into this matter has not yet concluded. On the evening of Friday, 4 January, police went […]

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