Tag: murder

Cops renew call for witnesses to barroom killing

Cops renew call for witnesses to barroom killing

| 26/11/2021 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The senior police officer investigating the mass shooting on 9 July that killed Wayne McLean and injured five others at Vic’s Bar, George Town, this summer has renewed the appeal for witnesses. The only suspect charged in the case walked free yesterday after the prosecutor abandoned the prosecution because, he said, new evidence made […]

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Murder charges dropped in Vic’s Bar killing

Murder charges dropped in Vic’s Bar killing

| 25/11/2021 | 23 Comments

(CNS): All of the charges against Ezekiel Nelson Carter (36) in relation to the murder of Wayne McLean at Vic’s Bar in July and the attempted murder of five other people have been dropped. On Thursday morning, prosecutor Greg Walcom appeared in Grand Court on behalf of the crown and revealed that, in light of new […]

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Man arrested in Martin Drive killings

Man arrested in Martin Drive killings

| 28/10/2021

(CNS): Police have arrested a West Bay man on suspicion of two counts of murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm in relation to the killings on Martin Drive, George Town, on 1 July. Mark Andre Ebanks (36) died at the scene and Eldon Charles Walton (55) died in hospital two weeks later. Two other men […]

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Murdered UK MP was Cayman friend

Murdered UK MP was Cayman friend

| 18/10/2021 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Sir David Amess (69), the veteran Conservative MP who was stabbed multiple times and killed during a constituency meeting on Friday, was a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cayman Islands. His murder has reignited the conversation in the UK about the safety and vulnerability of political representatives, a problem that […]

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Suspect charged in Vic’s Bar mass shooting

Suspect charged in Vic’s Bar mass shooting

| 22/07/2021

(CNS) UPDATED: The 36-year-old man arrested last Friday at an address in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town has been charged with murder, five counts of attempted murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with the mass shooting at Vic’s Bar in George Town on 9 July. Ezekiel Carter appeared in Summary […]

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9 different guns used in 2021 crime spree, says CoP

9 different guns used in 2021 crime spree, says CoP

| 19/07/2021

(CNS): Nine different Illegal guns have been at the centre of the violent crime so far this year, including two high-powered automatic weapons used in the recent murders. Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne has said the majority of the guns being used in crime that police are aware of are 9mm handguns. He said they […]

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Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

| 17/07/2021

(CNS): Updated Monday: Police have revealed that a 35-year-old man from George Town had already been arrested on 15 July on suspicion of murder in relation to the fatal shooting incident at Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive on 9 July. The RCIPS released the information at the weekend after the press release on Friday revealing […]

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Second GTC shooting victim dies

Second GTC shooting victim dies

| 16/07/2021

(CNS): Eldon Charles Walton, one of the victims in the Martin Drive shooting on 1 July, has died. Police confirmed that the 55-year-old George Town man was receiving treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital when he passed away suddenly Friday morning. While no one has yet been charged with murder in relation to either the […]

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Cops work on tracking down witnesses

Cops work on tracking down witnesses

| 14/07/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has said that “very few parties have voluntarily come forward with information” on the two recent murders in George Town, in which two men were killed and eight other people wounded in a spate of gun violence. But police are doing the work to track down those who were present at the […]

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CI$50k reward offered in murder cases

CI$50k reward offered in murder cases

| 12/07/2021 | 113 Comments

(CNS): Police have now confirmed that the victim in last Thursday’s fatal shooting at Vic’s Bar was Wayne Eron McLean (26) from Bodden Town. He is the second person to die in a recent spike of gun violence that has also seen around a dozen people injured. Mark Andre Ebanks (36) was killed in Martin […]

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Father denies murder of son

Father denies murder of son

| 12/07/2021

(CNS): Roger Deward Bush (46) from West Bay will go on trial at the end of October, facing murder and firearms charges for shooting his son dead in November 2019, after pleading not guilty on Friday. Bush is accused of killing Shaquille Demario Bush, who was just 24 years old at the time, at their […]

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