Court delegation visits crime scene in East End

| 04/12/2009

Cayman islands news island weather classifieds business financial services(CNS): The trial of Randy Martin for the murder of Sabrina Schirn moved out of the court room on Thursday when a court delegation, including the judge, Justice Charles Quin, court staff, the prosecution team, the defence counsel and the defendant, all visited the scene of the killing led by RCIPS scenes of crime officer Zoan Marin.  According to News 27, during the visit to the High Rock Road area the defence team also reportedly pointed out two new locations that have not yet been mentioned during the court proceedings. (Photo courtesy of News27)

The delegation made the trip to East End because Justice Quin said he believed it would be useful for him to get a better idea of the area as he is trying the case without a jury. The defence also said they had been unable to gain access to the prison farm since it closed in the wake of the murder of Schirn.

News 27 reported that some twenty people on in the court group trekked through the bushes to examine the area where Schirn’s body was found, where the car was discovered and the prison farm where the defendant Randy Martin was working on 11 March this year, the day the prosecution say Randy Martin Murdered the 21-year-old woman.

The defence also took a look at three new areas nearby but did not state at the time of the visit why they were pointing out these locations.

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