Tag: murder

Teenager charged in North Side killing

Teenager charged in North Side killing

| 13/06/2018
(CNS): A 19-year-old man from North Side was expected to appear in court Wednesday, having been charged with the murder of Timothy Rivers (66). Police said the young man, who is believed to be the victim’s son, was arrested in the wake of the tragic and brutal killing, in which Rivers was sta [...]

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Suspected killer may not be fit to plead

Suspected killer may not be fit to plead

| 12/06/2018
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (39), who was charged with the murder of Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January last year, may not be fit to enter a plea to the charges against him. Rivers reportedly shot Seymour after arriving at the West [...]

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Police confirm arrest in North Side murder

Police confirm arrest in North Side murder

| 08/06/2018
(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 [...]

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Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

| 26/03/2018
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (39), who was charged with murder last year, may not be fit to stand trial. Rivers is accused of shooting and killing a man at a West Bay restaurant, after which he barricaded himself in his family’s home and engaged in a stand-off with police. He has denied murderin [...]

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Wanted man charged over home invasion

Wanted man charged over home invasion

| 09/03/2018
(CNS): Elmer Wright (24) appeared in court Friday morning after handing himself into police. The George Town man has been charged in connection with an armed home invasion on Patrick’s Island last summer. But CNS has learned that police are also questioning Wright over the murder of his uncle, [...]

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Police identify murder victim as investigation continues

Police identify murder victim as investigation continues

| 08/03/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The police have now identified the victim of a fatal shooting Tuesday night. Dougmore Leroy Wright (44) from George Town was found dead in the street on Prospect Drive around 10pm after he was shot in what was believed to be a drive-by shooting. Police have not yet confirmed any of the detai [...]

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Police on hunt for suspected killer

Police on hunt for suspected killer

| 07/03/2018 | 81 Comments
(CNS): The police have put out an urgent appeal for information on the whereabouts of Elmer Watler Wright (24), who has been described as armed and dangerous. Police have not indicated why they are seeking Wright, who is from George Town, but CNS has learned from other sources, he is the prime suspe [...]

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Man shot dead in Prospect

Man shot dead in Prospect

| 07/03/2018 | 110 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating the second murder in the Cayman Islands this year after a man who had been shot was found lying in the road on Prospect Drive last night. The 44-year-old victim from George Town was pronounced dead at the hospital after emergency services were called to the location a [...]

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Challenges ahead for lifers’ tariffs

Challenges ahead for lifers’ tariffs

| 19/02/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has now completed the allocation of tariffs for all the relevant prisoners serving mandatory life sentences for murder, defining the minimum time they must serve before they are eligible for release on licence. However, the appeal court is likely to be he [...]

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Chief justice gives Estella’s killers longest life tariff

Chief justice gives Estella’s killers longest life tariff

| 15/02/2018 | 90 Comments
(CNS): Kirkland Henry (37) and Larry Ricketts (33) will serve minimum life sentences of 40 years for the murder of Estella Scott-Roberts after Chief Justice Anthony Smellie handed down his ruling Thursday, following the recent conditional release hearings for the two killers. These are the longest t [...]

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Killer to serve 34 years for ‘gangland execution’

Killer to serve 34 years for ‘gangland execution’

| 13/02/2018 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Leonard Antonio Ebanks (47) was handed a life tariff of 34 years Tuesday, when Justice Charles Quin delivered his decision on how long he should serve for gunning down 20-year-old Tyrone Burrell in 2010. Burrell was shot in the back of the head at point-blank range in a yard on Birch Tree Hil [...]

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