Slain men named

Two men killed in East End Thursday morning have been named.

They were:

• Brenard Dale Scott, aged 36, of East End

• Roy Renold Pierson, aged 48, of East End

At around 12.20am Thursday the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call reporting gun shots being heard in East End.

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Police and medics responded to the scene in Fiddler’s Lane, off Welcome Way, and found the two men – brothers – with injuries. Scott was pronounced dead at the scene. Pierson was taken to hospital but died.

A 21-year-old man was arrested in East End in the early hours of this morning. He remains in police custody at this time.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is sending it’s condolences to the families of these men.

A 21-year-old man from East End remains in police custody at this time.

Officers are working hard to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The Major Incident Room has been set up at George Town Police Station and anyone who thinks they can help should contact detectives directly by calling 244-3058.

People can also call Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling crime stoppers remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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