Body washed ashore in WB

| 28/09/2014

(CNS) Updated  Sunday: Police have now confirmed that a body which was found on the beach in Barkers on Saturday morning is George Burnis Ebanks from Boatswain Bay, West Bay. An RCIPS spokesperson said that the emergency services received a report that a body had washed up along the shoreline at around 10:51 yesterday (27 September) and an ambulance responded but the man local man was pronounced dead at the scene by the pathologist. The police have notified the family and have now begun an investigation into the 79 year old man's death. Ebanks is believed to have left home to go fishing between 6:30-7:00am on Saturday.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    My sincere sympathy and prayers
    to the family of George Burnis Ebanks . May your pain be replace with good memories . God bless , Michel Lemay

    • Anonymous says:

      A TROLL , really ? What type of person are you ? No compassion for the family at all. You will meet our Lord God as he teaches to Love one Another. What have we come to ? Prayers are needed . I wonder what your Obituary will be when it’s your turn ?

  2. Anonymous says:

    RIP Burnis. You were a legend, we will miss that cheeky smiley face. Condolences to all your family.


  3. Peter Milburn says:

    God bless you and RIP

  4. C. Ebanks says:

    So sad to hear of another Caymanian losing his life. May you rest in peace an may God give your family and friends the strength to get through this sad time. Rest in peace.

  5. Anonymous says:

    condolences to the  family , rest in peace LiL B !  his nick name because he was a small man  but a strong man at 79 years old he rode his bicycle like a young man and swam and fished  the same way . will miss your loud laugh and jokes.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Poor guy.  Probably gone fishing all his life and enjoying an early morning trip.   It sounds cliche, but at least he was doing something he probably loved.   

    A little sad as my father and I went fishing all my life back home in Canada.  I just recently lost him but even when he was sick near the end he loved a quiet fishing trip.  Over the last five years he would always gently release every fish he caught.     

    Anyway, reading this story made me think of my pop.  And I miss him.   

    Condolences to the family and god bless,   

    • Anon says:

      Thank you for writing this. This comment warmed my heart, in that someone from another country, living among us, can relate to this family's loss and actually took the time to express it. 

      Condolences to Burnis' family. 

  7. Recon OP-2 says:

    Rest in Peace Burnis the boys from the old Marine DTF will surely miss the many laughs they had in Barkers during night operations you interrupted with your dim flashlight on the reef. RIP  Burnis see you on ther side my friend. You and your white bucket