May 14, 2013
Kyle Bruner, who was shot and killed in Nassau.
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THREE men who were convicted of the murder of American sailor Kyle Bruner during his attempt to prevent a robbery of two visitors were spared the death penalty yesterday.
A PROSECUTOR argued yesterday that the murder of an American sailor during his attempt to prevent a robbery of two visitors is a fitting case for the imposition of the discretionary death penalty.
THREE men could be sentenced to death if a Supreme Court judge grants a request for the imposition of that penalty for the May 2013 murder of Kyle Bruner, an American sailor who was shot just feet away from the Paradise Island Bridge in Nassau.
THREE of five men who stood trial concerning the murder of Kyle Bruner, an American sailor, just feet away from the Paradise Island Bridge in Nassau were unanimously convicted on Tuesday.
A JURY is expected to return a verdict today for the five men accused of murdering an American sailor who was shot dead a few feet away from the Paradise Island Bridge two years ago.
A MAN who claimed to be at home during the murder of an American sailor told a court yesterday that police detectives threatened to kill him and explain his subsequent death as an attempt to escape custody if he didn’t sign a confession statement.
A JUDGE is expected to rule today on legal discussions held in the absence of the jury that is hearing evidence in a trial concerning the murder of an American sailor.
THE statement of a man who claimed to have witnessed the murder of an American sailor was read into evidence yesterday after unsuccessful attempts by prosecutors to locate him to give sworn testimony.
A JURY is scheduled to return today for the continuation of the trial into the murder of an American sailor who was shot a few feet away from the Paradise Island Bridge.
A DETECTIVE yesterday said a suspect alleged to have direct involvement in the murder of an American sailor gave a statement to police of his own accord and was not coerced.
A HANDBAG believed to be a part of a crime scene stemming from the murder of an American sailor was found in a yard off east Shirley Street, a jury heard yesterday.
OFFICER in Charge of the Central Detective Unit, Paul Rolle denied yesterday that police are rushing the investigation into the murder of the American tourist to calm international fears.
AMID fears that the murder of an American visitor could have a devastating impact on the economy, the owner of the boat on which the victim worked said “he does not hold the entire Bahamas responsible”.