Crime & Court


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Wife of Philip Vasyli charged with his murder (with video)

THE 54-year-old wife of Australian podiatrist Phillip Vasyli appeared in Magistrates Court this morning to be arraigned in connection with her husband’s murder in Old Fort Bay.

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Ex-boyfriend in custody after woman shot dead in front of son

THE former boyfriend of a mother who was shot dead last Thursday in front of her four-year-old son was taken into custody over the weekend for questioning in connection with the recent murder.

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Old Fort Bay murder victim’s wife to face court

POLICE expect to arraign the 54-year-old wife of Australian podiatrist, Phillip Vasyli, in Magistrates Court today in connection with his murder.

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Dominican visitor sues after being detained

A WOMAN from the Dominican Republic has filed a civil suit against senior government officials for wrongful detention and violation of her constitutional rights.

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Jitney passengers robbed at gunpoint

THREE gunmen robbed bus passengers of cash on Saturday before jumping off the jitney and fleeing on foot, police reported.

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No Charge yet in Old Fort Bay murder probe

THREE days after the murder of wealthy Australian podiatrist Phillip Vasyli at his Old Fort Bay luxury home, police have still not formally charged a suspect.

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Valentino 'Scrooge' Brown charged after incident with police

A FORMER gang leader-turned community activist appeared in Magistrates Court on Friday in connection with an alleged altercation with police at his home earlier in the week.

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UPDATED: Mother shot dead while holding her young son

A WOMAN was shot dead last night in the area of Fort Fincastle, police reported. POLICE are on the hunt for a man who shot a young mother in the head while she was holding her four-year-old son on Thursday night off Prison Lane, Fort Fincastle.

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Four armed robberies on Thursday

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving four armed robberies on Thursday.

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Man must pay up $4,000 or serve 4 more years in jail

A MAN who “hacked” his ex-girlfriend with a knife when she forbade him from visiting her could serve 14 years in prison if he does not pay $4,000 in damages to the woman by the end of 2015.

Prosecution closes case against suspect accused of killing drug traffickers’ son

THE prosecution yesterday closed its case in an abetment to murder trial concerning the fatal stabbing of the teenage son of convicted drug traffickers Dwight and Keva Major.

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Police ‘have weapon used in Old Fort Bay murder’

POLICE yesterday confirmed that they have located what they believe is the weapon used in the murder of the wealthy Australian podiatrist Phillip Vasyli at one of his Old Fort Bay luxury homes.

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Man accused of robbing Deputy Prime Minister is denied bail

A MAN accused of playing a role in the armed robbery of Deputy Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis was denied bail yesterday.

Eight armed robberies in a single night

POLICE are on the hunt for 15 men they believe to be responsible for eight separate armed robberies throughout the capital on Tuesday night.

Convictions upheld for man guilty of robbery and threats

THE Court of Appeal has upheld the armed robbery and death threats convictions of a man found guilty at trial despite his gunpoint-carjacking victim’s change of heart mid-testimony.