Police: Prison chief died of ‘natural causes’

Cayman Islands Commissioner of Corrections and Rehabilitation William Rattray died of natural causes, a post mortem performed Monday afternoon has confirmed.

Mr. Rattray, who lived in North Side, was found unresponsive around 2.30pm Saturday at a communal swimming pool outside his home.

He was rushed to the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Mr. Rattray was brought to Cayman in July 2006 to staff the newly created post of commissioner of corrections and rehabilitation. He was responsible for oversight and strategic direction of Her Majesty’s Prison Service in Cayman, working with Director of Prisons Dwight Scott and other corrections agencies.

Read more in the Caymanian Compass on Wednesday….