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Woman arrested after North Side murder

A man young man was stabbed to death Sunday night at his home in North Side. Police are questioning a woman, thought to be his girlfriend, on suspicion of murder. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Just past 5.20 p.m. Sunday, 17 September, police, fire and emergency services were dispatched by the …

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Convicted killer says he’s a “model prisoner”

Convicted killer Devon Anglin said he’s a model prisoner, and has insisted every effort is being made behind bars to ease disputes among inmates. He has also said the only gang he’s affiliated to is the church. Mr. Anglin wrote to The Cayman Reporter via his mother, Katina Anglin, to …

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Banged up abroad: Data reveals amount of expats behind bars – VIDEO

  By Paul Kennedy paul@caymanreporter.com Caymanian crooks make up more than three quarters of all inmates serving sentences at Her Majesty’s Prisons Northward and Fairbanks, data has revealed. Other nationalities behind bars include Jamaicans, Hondurans,  Columbians, two from the United Kingdom, one Canadian and one from Bulgaria. The criminal league …

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Man killed in daylight shooting identified

The Caymanian man killed in a daytime killing in central George Town on Monday morning (28 November) has been identified as Damean Dwayne Seymour, also known as “Deebo.” Mr Seymour was reportedly shot in the head near the intersection of Martin Drive and Tigris Street in the gritty neighbourhood known …

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Mother gets 28 years for killing daughter

After being found guilty of murdering her six-year-old daughter Bethany, Tamara Butler was sentenced to a 28-year minimum prison term for the crime. The sentence, issued on Friday 6 May, is the first one handed down since sentencing tariffs for murder have been introduced in the Cayman Islands. Previously, whole …

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Devon Anglin not guilty in child murder

Devon Anglin was found not guilty in his second trial for the murder of four-year-old Jeremiah Barnes in February 2010. Justice Charles Quin issued the verdict on Tuesday 19 January. Devon Anglin was originally tried for the killing in 2011 and was acquitted. The Crown appealed the acquittal and the Court …

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West Bay home to most murders

West Bay takes the title of Cayman’s most murderous district, with about 40 per cent of all murders in the past 10 years taking place within its environs. Nineteen of the 48 homicides occurring in the Cayman Islands between 2005 and to date in 2015 were in West Bay. Most …

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Guns used in majority of murders

Despite stringent controls on gun ownership in the Cayman Islands, 67 per cent of murders in the last decade have been shootings. Since 2005, there have been 48 homicides. Of those, 32 have been shooting deaths. In answer to a recent FOI request on private gun ownership statistics from local …

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Suspects of Jason Powery’s murder arrested

Two arrests have been made in relation to the murder of Jason Powery which occurred late night on 1 July. Police have arrested two men, ages 23 and 28, from George Town, on suspicion of murder.  About 6pm yesterday they were taken into custody by police in George Town. The Cayman Reporter reached out …

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David Ebanks murder suspect arrested

On Friday, 6 February, detectives from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) arrested a 25-year-old male West Bay resident, on suspicion of the murder of David Ebanks. The man was also arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle. On 23 January 20-year-old David Reuben Ebanks, also of West …

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