Tag: murder trial

DPP argues for extra time for prison farm killer

DPP argues for extra time for prison farm killer

| 24/01/2018 | 52 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 Sabrin [...]

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Girlfriend charged in North Side murder

Girlfriend charged in North Side murder

| 25/09/2017
(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 Su [...]

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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 [...]

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Swiss banker’s killer receives 34-year tariff

Swiss banker’s killer receives 34-year tariff

| 12/06/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Chad Anglin (37), who is serving a life sentence for the murder of Swiss banker Frederic Bise in February 2008, has been given a minimum tariff of 34 years before he will be eligible to be considered for release. The ruling by Justice Alex Henderson, who was the trial judge on the case, was [ [...]

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Double killer gets 28-year life term

Double killer gets 28-year life term

| 12/05/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Trevino Bodden, who is serving a life sentence for killing two brothers in East End in 2006 after a fight in which he was badly beaten, was given a 28 year minimum tariff in a conditional release ruling by Justice Alex Henderson in court Friday. Bodden was just 21 years old when he murdered [...]

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Rivers denies murder and gun possession

Rivers denies murder and gun possession

| 23/04/2017
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (38) has pleaded not guilty to killing Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January. He has also denied having a gun or threatening another victim, despite being involved in a family hostage situation and a [...]

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Youngest lifer given 28-year term

Youngest lifer given 28-year term

| 21/04/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Chakane Jameile “CJ” Scott, the youngest person in HMP Northward who is serving a life sentence for murder, has been given a 28 year minimum tariff under the Conditional Release Law. As he delivered his ruling Friday, Justice Alex Henderson said that because Scott was just 18 year [...]

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Youngest ‘lifer’ awaits decision over jail term

Youngest ‘lifer’ awaits decision over jail term

| 07/04/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Chakane Jameile “CJ” Scott, who was just 18 years old when he shot and killed Asher William McGaw (21), appeared before the Grand Court Friday for a hearing to decide how much time he must serve in jail before he can be considered for release. One of several men serving mandatory [...]

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Serving killer gets 30 year tariff

Serving killer gets 30 year tariff

| 07/02/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Tareek Ricketts (25) has been given a 30-year minimum term on his mandatory life sentence in connection with the murder of Jackson Rainford in 2012 after a judge found no exceptional circumstances to change the sentence norm set out in the new Conditional Release Law. Ricketts, who will be 51 [...]

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Armed killer arrived on push bike

Armed killer arrived on push bike

| 31/01/2017
(CNS): William Ian Rivers, who is charged with killing Mark ‘Hubba’ Seymour in a daylight shooting at Super ‘C’s bar and restaurant on Saturday, arrived at the murder scene on a bicycle with a gun pushed in his waistband, a court heard Tuesday. Rivers, who was wearing a cast on his left wris [...]

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Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

| 19/01/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): A local man serving a full life term following a conviction for murder in a case motivated by jealousy became the first serving ‘lifer’ to appear in Grand Court for a tariff hearing this week. Acting Justice Alex Henderson heard arguments regarding the case of Tareek Ricketts (25), who wa [...]

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