Tag: murder

Brothers’ conviction for ‘clinical’ killing sticks

Brothers’ conviction for ‘clinical’ killing sticks

| 10/12/2018 | 29 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 cro [...]

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New lead emerges in cold case GT murder

New lead emerges in cold case GT murder

| 21/11/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): New information has emerged in the 2010 cold case killing of Courtney Spence (32), the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service revealed Wednesday, as they appealed to anyone with information that could help with the nine-year-old unsolved murder to come forward. In a short press release the RCIP [...]

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North Side man denies murder charge

North Side man denies murder charge

| 30/09/2018
(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 assis [...]

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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 claim [...]

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Murder case stalled over suspect’s ability to answer charge

Murder case stalled over suspect’s ability to answer charge

| 21/08/2018
(CNS): The ability of Waylon Timothy Rivers (19), who is accused of killing his father, to answer the murder charge against him was in question on Friday. The case against the teenager has stalled as lawyers seek legal aid to finance the necessary neurological and fitness-to-plead examinations. Riv [...]

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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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