Tag: murder trial

Man walks free from Christmas Day murder charge

Man walks free from Christmas Day murder charge

| 02/06/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): William Isaac Ebanks-Romero (21), who was charged with shooting Darrington Ebanks (29) dead on Christmas Day, walked away from court Friday on the eve of his trial after the crown dropped all charges against him. Ebanks-Romero, from West Bay, had been in custody since his arrest two days after the murder, which happened in […]

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Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

| 28/02/2019

(CNS): Charges against a young West Bay man for murder have been called into question by his defence attorney, who applied for a dismissal hearing after telling the court that the crown had presented “no evidence” to indicate his client was the killer. “I don’t know why we are here,” Crister Brady said when he […]

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Brothers’ conviction for ‘clinical’ killing sticks

Brothers’ conviction for ‘clinical’ killing sticks

| 10/12/2018 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Brothers Osbourne Douglas (32) and Justin Ramoon (28), who were convicted of killing Jason Powery in a gang-related shooting outside a George Town bar in 2015, have failed in their appeal after the higher court delivered its ruling Friday. The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal found that the crown had presented a “strong case” […]

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Brothers challenge judge in murder appeal

Brothers challenge judge in murder appeal

| 07/11/2018 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Osbourne Douglas (32) and Justin Ramoon (27), who are in prison in the UK serving life sentences of 34 and 35 years for the murder of Jason Powery in a gang-related shooting in George Town in 2015, argued that their convictions were not safe during an appeal hearing via phone and video link on Wednesday. With […]

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North Side man denies murder charge

North Side man denies murder charge

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Despite questions still surrounding the mental health of Waylon Timothy Rivers (19), his defence attorney agreed that he was able to answer the murder charge he faces in connection with the death of his father in Hutland this summer. Rivers, who appears to be under heavy medication to assist with his illness, pleaded not guilty and […]

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Rivers found guilty of murdering Seymour at Super C’s

Rivers found guilty of murdering Seymour at Super C’s

| 17/09/2018 | 22 Comments

(CNS): It took a jury less than three hours on Monday to find William Ian Rivers (39) guilty of murdering Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour in January 2017 at a West Bay restaurant, after the local man had denied murder claiming diminished responsibility. Rivers had admitted shooting Seymour but claimed it was manslaughter, not murder, because […]

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Anglin admits killing victim in failed appeal

Anglin admits killing victim in failed appeal

| 07/09/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Nine years after he killed Carlos Webster in a West Bay Road nightclub, Devon Anglin has admitted that he was the gunman on that fatal night. In a recent application to re-open an appeal against the murder conviction, Anglin, who is serving a life sentence of 30 years for shooting Webster in the middle […]

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Killer claims diminished responsibility in WB shooting

Killer claims diminished responsibility in WB shooting

| 04/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As the director of public prosecutions opened the case against William Ian Rivers (39) for the murder of Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour (39) outside a West Bay restaurant in January 2017,  she told the jury that the defendant did not deny shooting the victim but claims that he was mentally impaired when he did […]

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DPP argues for extra time for prison farm killer

DPP argues for extra time for prison farm killer

| 24/01/2018 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The director of public prosecutions has argued that the court can impose a longer prison sentence on Randy Martin than the 30-year term defined in the Conditional Release Law. Martin appeared in court Wednesday for a hearing to determine the time he will spend behind bars for murdering Sabrina Schirn in March 2009. Cheryll […]

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Girlfriend charged in North Side murder

Girlfriend charged in North Side murder

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Brianna Michelle Watler (25) from North Side appeared in court Monday charged with the murder of her boyfriend, Azzan Sherieff (23). The woman was remanded in custody until 6 October when she will appear in the Grand Court. Watler is accused of killing Sherieff at his home in North Side on Sunday 17 September. […]

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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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