Tag: murder

Judges take different views on gangster killers

Judges take different views on gangster killers

| 09/02/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Devon Anglin (32) and Brian Borden (30) both learned Friday the minimum time they will serve on their life sentences for murder. The two West Bay men were both members of the Birch Tree Hill gang but were involved in execution-style killings of rival gang members in two separate incidents. An [...]

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Gunman awaits decision on life tariff in WB killing

Gunman awaits decision on life tariff in WB killing

| 08/02/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Leonard Antonio Ebanks is awaiting a decision from a Grand Court judge on the minimum term he will serve in jail for the murder of Tyrone Burrell in 2010 in what the crown said was a gang-related killing. Ebanks was given a mandatory life sentence in 2011 but made a reluctant appearance in Gr [...]

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Prison farm killer to serve at least 34 years

Prison farm killer to serve at least 34 years

| 07/02/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Randy Martin (43) will serve at least 34 years in jail for the murder of Sabrina Schirn (21) in 2009 at the prison farm in East End before he can be considered for release on licence, a court ruled Wednesday. Justice Charles Quin found a number of aggravating factors in what he described as [ [...]

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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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