Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Third stabbing this weekend; this one was fatal

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has reported a third stabbing for the weekend, but unfortunately in this instance, the victim did not recover from his injuries.

Just before 3AM today, Sunday March 15, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report in Splendid View boulevard, North Side. It was reported that a man was stabbed and was unresponsive. 

The 27-year-old-man of North Side was attended to by Emergency Medical Services and transported to the hospital by ambulance. He was later pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital by an attending doctor. 

The circumstances of this incident are being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Department. A 36-year-old-woman of North Side was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody pending further investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. 

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via the website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.

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