Tag: murder

Gang killings not unusual in Cayman, argues lawyer

Gang killings not unusual in Cayman, argues lawyer

| 06/02/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): A defence attorney representing a West Bay man convicted of a gang-related killing in 2011 told the court that, as depressing as it was, there was nothing unusual about a gang-related murder with guns in Cayman. Guy Dilliway-Parry argued that a judge should not increase the 30-year life term [...]

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Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

| 02/02/2018
(CNS): A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the murder of Omar Bailey on Saturday, 20 January, on Eastern Avenue in the central area of the capital, police have confirmed. The young man from George Town, who remains in custody, is the second person to be arrested in the first [...]

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QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

| 02/02/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Devon Anglin was “provoked and humiliated” by Carlos Webster and his friends just before he gunned down his gang rival in a West Bay Road nightclub in September 2009, John Ryder QC argued on his behalf at a Grand Court hearing to decide how long Anglin’s life tariff should b [...]

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Mental health issues delay hearing for killers

Mental health issues delay hearing for killers

| 31/01/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): The sentencing hearing for the two men convicted of killing local activist Estella Scott-Roberts was adjourned Wednesday after the chief justice heard that one of the two men is suffering from what appears to be serious mental health problems. Kirkland Henry and Larry Ricketts were convicted [...]

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Murder suspect bailed by police

Murder suspect bailed by police

| 24/01/2018
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that the man who was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murdering Omar Bailey (28) on Saturday night has been released. The RCIPS raised concerns about reprisals after a man was identified on social media as the killer. The 27-year-old George Town man was bai [...]

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Police arrest suspect in Saturday night killing

Police arrest suspect in Saturday night killing

| 23/01/2018
(CNS): A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Jamaican man on Saturday night on Eastern Avenue, George Town. The victim, who is the first person to be murdered in Cayman this year, was 28 years old and lived in Cayman. He has still not been identified by police, thoug [...]

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GT shooting marks first murder in 2018

GT shooting marks first murder in 2018

| 21/01/2018 | 106 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED A man has died after he was shot multiple times on Saturday night in George Town. Police have not yet revealed the full details of the killing but said they were called to the scene where the man was gunned down at around 9:20 yesterday evening on Eastern Avenue, in the car park of [...]

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US fugitive to fight extradition

US fugitive to fight extradition

| 11/01/2018 | 99 Comments
(CNS): Wayne Collier (28), who is wanted by the American authorities in connection with the murder of his pregnant partner, appeared in court for the second time Thursday. Defence attorney John Furniss, who is representing the US fugitive, told the court that he planned to fight the extradition to t [...]

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Suspected US double-killer arrested in Prospect

Suspected US double-killer arrested in Prospect

| 10/01/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The police have revealed that an American national who is wanted by the US authorities in connection with a double murder in Miami in November has been arrested in Prospect. The RCIPS released very limited information about the case but said the 29-year-old man was visiting the Cayman Island [...]

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Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

| 17/10/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS): A scheduled conditional release hearing for Devon Jermaine Anglin (31), who is serving a life-sentence for the murder of Carlos Webster at a West Bay Road nightclub in 2009, was adjourned Tuesday to allow the crown to seek relevant reports to put before the court for consideration. Legislatio [...]

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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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