Archive for October 28th, 2012

Passenger killed in car crash

| 28/10/2012 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Update 10:42am — Police have now named the man who died in an early morning road crash Sunday morning. He was 24-year-old Egbert Robinson of Bodden Town, who was a passenger in a white Nissan Sunny which crashed into a wall on Mangrove Avenue in Prospect sometime before 3:45am on Sunday, 29 October. All of the emergency services were called to the car crash as both the passenger and the driver were trapped in the wrecked car. The driver, who has been identified by Cayman 27 as 25-year-old Eduardo Robinson Jr, the victim's brother, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of DUI and Causing Death by Dangerous driving after he was released from the wreckage, police said. He remains in hospital in a stable condition. 

Egbert Robinson, who was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital in George Town, is the fifth person to die on Cayman’s roads this year and the second killed this month.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident to call George Town police station on 949-4222 to assist the investigation.

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Man critical after three stab wounds

| 28/10/2012 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A man who received three stab wounds during an incident in McField Square in George Town is in a critical condition at the Cayman Islands Hospital after early morning surgery, police said Sunday. A second man is in custody after being arrested at the scene near to Jah T’s restaurant. Police received a report at around 12:45am on Sunday 29 October about the stabbing after the victim was taken to the hospital in a private car.  Officers were sent to both the hospital, where the victim was being rushed to surgery, and to the location of the stabbing, where the suspect was arrested.

The police have not yet revealed any further details but say the matter is under investigation and an update will be released in due course. Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCIPS on 949 4222 or the hotline 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477(TIPS).

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