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Witness tells of finding body

A WITNESS recalled how an injured man knocking on his door led to him finding the man’s girlfriend dead on a beach some 10 minutes away from his house.

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Victim of home invasion shooting is identified

FREEPORT – The man gunned down during a home invasion and robbery in Grand Bahama is British citizen Edgar George Dart, 56, of Manitoba, Canada.

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Threat of a riot if police officers in shooting are not removed

FRIENDS OF Wesley Pierre, the man who was shot and killed by police in Exuma on Sunday, have threatened to “riot” if police officers involved in the shooting are not immediately removed.

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Resentencing dates set for three murderers

RE-SENTENCING dates have been set for three men initially on death row for murders that occurred before a landmark case ruling two decades ago.

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Mother in tears in murder trial

A WOMAN testifying in the Shande Cartwright murder trial could not hold back her tears yesterday when shown a photo of her deceased daughter on a table at the Rand Morgue.

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Man admits smuggling drugs

A SECOND of three men recently charged in connection with the $1 million drug seizure in waters off Andros owned up to his involvement in the smuggling plot yesterday.

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Three arrested after $1m marijuana and ecstasy find at airport

THREE men, two Bahamian pilots and a Canadian, are in police custody after they were found with more than $1million worth of marijuana and ecstasy at the Lynden Pindling International Airport Monday night.

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Criminal becomes victim as he is hit by car then kidnapped

A MAN was allegedly run over by a car and kidnapped moments after he robbed another man of his cell phone and shoes Monday night.

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Bound, robbed and shot dead

FREEPORT – A family man visiting from Canada was shot and killed in a home invasion and armed robbery in the upscale Emerald Bay Subdivision on Tuesday morning.

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Fatal stabbing trial to begin

A MAN is expected to stand trial today for murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of his former girlfriend on a beach in southwestern New Providence.

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Two charged with murder in Freeport

FREEPORT – Two men have been charged with the murder of Sean Andrew Smith, the young man who was shot dead in Garden Villas last Monday.

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Man accused of unlawful sex with a 14-year-old girl

FREEPORT – A Grand Bahama man was charged in the Freeport Magistrate Court on Monday with having unlawful sexual intercourse with a female minor.

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Man admits raping pastor's wife in church

A PASTOR’S wife did not have to relive the experience of being sexually assaulted when the man accused of raping her in a church pleaded guilty before the start of trial yesterday.

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Mentally ill man shot dead by police during escape bid

POLICE shot and killed a mentally ill man moments after he stabbed an officer in the eye while trying to escape police custody.

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Police hunt for man accused of stabbings

POLICE are still on the hunt for the person or persons responsible for stabbing a man to death and critically injuring another man on Saturday.