Tag: murder

Rivers handed 35-year tariff for Super ‘C’ murder

Rivers handed 35-year tariff for Super ‘C’ murder

| 30/03/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): William Ian Rivers (40) will serve at least 35 years in jail for the murder in January 2017 of Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour, whom he gunned down in broad daylight at Super ‘C’s, a well known West Bay restaurant. In a brief summary of his sentencing decision delivered via video link on Friday, Justice […]

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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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West Bay man charged with Christmas killing

West Bay man charged with Christmas killing

| 31/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): William Ebanks, a 21-year-old man from West Bay who was arrested on Christmas Day following the fatal shooting of Darrington Ebanks (29) earlier that morning, has now been charged with his murder. Police said the charged man was due to appear before a magistrate in Summary Court on Monday, where he is likely to […]

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Suspect arrested in Christmas Day murder

Suspect arrested in Christmas Day murder

| 27/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal shooting of Darrington Ebanks (29) in the early hours of Christmas Day. Police said the suspect, who has not yet been identified, was arrested on Wednesday at around 2pm and remains in custody as the murder investigation continues. Ebanks […]

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WB man shot dead early Christmas Day

WB man shot dead early Christmas Day

| 25/12/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Police have opened a murder instigation after a West Bay man was found dead following reports of gunshots being fired in the early morning hours of Christmas Day. The RCIPS has confirmed that Darrington Ebanks (29) was found unresponsive at around 1:30am on Tuesday 25 December in the area of King Road and Florence Lane […]

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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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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 RCIPS said there had been new developments that reactivated […]

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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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Murder case stalled over suspect’s ability to answer charge

Murder case stalled over suspect’s ability to answer charge

| 21/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(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. Rivers, who suffers from mental health problems, is alleged […]

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Teenager charged in North Side killing

Teenager charged in North Side killing

| 13/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 stabbed multiple times last […]

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