Tag: manslaughter

Ex-care home worker faces extradition for manslaughter

Ex-care home worker faces extradition for manslaughter

| 24/09/2018 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Two men have been charged with manslaughter and child cruelty in connection with the death of a teenage resident at the Bonaventure Boys Home. Risco Batten (14) drowned in South Sound in November 2015 during a fishing trip with the men, who were both supervisors at the home. One of the two men, Larry Levers […]

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Watler jailed for 4½ years for killing boyfriend

Watler jailed for 4½ years for killing boyfriend

| 14/06/2018 | 103 Comments

(CNS): Brianna Watler (26) was sentenced Thursday to four and a half years in prison, following her conviction for the manslaughter of her boyfriend, Azzan Sherieff (23), in September last year in the wake of a violent altercation between the couple. Given the circumstances of the case, Justice Carlisle Greaves found that there was a […]

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Watler admits killing boyfriend

Watler admits killing boyfriend

| 23/02/2018 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Brianna Michelle Watler (25) has admitted killing her boyfriend, Azzan Sherieff (23), during a fight last September in North Side, where the couple lived. Watler pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter when the charge was put to her in Grand Court Friday. Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryll Richards QC told the […]

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Jeffers appeals ‘numbers man’ manslaughter conviction

Jeffers appeals ‘numbers man’ manslaughter conviction

| 31/08/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS): An investigation carried out by the Bermuda Police Service for the RCIPS into allegations that Cayman police officers supplied a woman in the witness protection programme with drugs found no evidence that this was true — a fact that was brought to light in the Court of Appeal this week and which the defence […]

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Man arrested in teen water death

Man arrested in teen water death

| 02/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 63-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and child cruelty in connection with the death of 14-year-old Risco Batten, who drowned while on a swimming trip last November. Police said the man was arrested on Tuesday and has since been bailed. No other details were released by the […]

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Witness dropped from police protection

Witness dropped from police protection

| 18/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A crown witness whose evidence was fundamental to three convictions against a local man for murder and manslaughter has been dropped from the witness protection programme and has accused the police of supplying her with drugs in order to secure her testimony, the Court of Appeal heard Thursday. In three separate trials the prosecution witness […]

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Suspect driver charged with manslaughter

Suspect driver charged with manslaughter

| 01/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 24-year-old Bodden Town man has been charged not only with causing death by careless driving and leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a fatal collision last week but he has also been charged with manslaughter. Nicholas Tibbetts, who is an immigration officer at the airport, is accused of killing Donnie Ray Connor, […]

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