Crime & Court


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Man dies in hospital after shooting

A MAN died in hospital Thursday night shortly after he was shot in the Pinewood Gardens subdivision.

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‘My murdered daughter died in my arms’

LEVITA Thurston said she will never forget the blank look in her daughter’s eyes as she lay dead and cold in her arms after being shot in the head in front of their home.

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Man accused of raid on home of Deputy PM is granted bail

A MAN awaiting trial for the robbery of Deputy Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis two years ago was granted $10,000 bail yesterday by a Supreme Court judge.

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Men face court accused over murder and shooting

TWO men were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a murder and a shooting incident that occurred earlier this month, one of which reportedly prompted an island-wide manhunt by police for the suspects involved.

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Two men in hospital after being shot during ‘road rage’ attack

TWO men are recovering in hospital after they were shot during a “road rage” incident on Monday night.

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Vasyli may take bail appeal to Privy Council

THE Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed a bail appeal by Donna Vasyli, the Australian accused of murdering her husband, but her legal team may take the case to the London-based Privy Council for a final decision.

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Robbers shoot man dead as he travels to work

A MAN was shot and killed early yesterday morning on his way to work during an armed robbery off Soldier Road.

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Stabbing suspect ‘has received death threats’

A MAN arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court in connection with a stabbing death at the Potter’s Cay Dock a week ago, yesterday claimed he had received “death threats” since the incident.

Pilot accused of human trafficking

A 54-year-old pilot from Grand Bahama was yesterday charged in Magistrates Court for alleged human trafficking and withholding the identification of his alleged victims more than two years ago.

Police search for suspects after six armed robberies

POLICE are searching for several suspects who are behind six armed robberies that took place between Friday and Monday.

Four in hospital after shootings and stabbings

POLICE are investigating separate shooting and stabbing incidents that left four men in hospital.

Mother and daughters' deaths classed as murder-suicide

POLICE have officially classified the deaths of Shemicka McKinney and her two daughters Alisa and Gabrielle McKinney as murder-suicide, according to Chief Supt Paul Rolle, officer-in-charge of the Central Detective Unit.

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Woman's body found in lake

THE partially decomposed body of a woman in her early 20s was found in a lake off Coral Harbour yesterday afternoon.

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Brothers' spat ends with one stabbed, one arrested in Freeport

AN ALTERCATION between two brothers late on Friday night ended with one being stabbed and requiring hospital treatment and the other arrested and taken into police custody.

Haitian man pleads guilty in US migrant smuggling case

FORT PIERCE (AP) - A Haitian man is facing imprisonment in the United States after pleading guilty to illegally smuggling migrants aboard a boat from The Bahamas.