Police detectives have arrested three men following the death of a man at Plaza Odessa in Bodden
About 6.20pm police received a report
that a man was lying on the ground at Plaza Odessa. Police who attended the
scene found that the man had sustained serious injuries and had apparently lost
The man, identified as Jack Forbes,
had previously served a jail sentence for manslaughter.
Paramedics were called in and
attempted CPR to no avail. Mr. Forbes was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police had received reports from the
public that there had been a fight in the area of the mall, which is just east
of the Bodden Town Police Station.
According to witnesses, Mr. Forbes
had suffered serious blunt force injuries and also possibly some stab
Late Sunday, Royal Cayman Islands Police reported that two men – aged 18 and 36 – were in custody in connection with the killing. Both men were arrested on suspicion of murder but had not been charged.
A third man, 20, was arrested Sunday night in connection with the attack, according to police. He was also taken into custody on suspicion of murder.
Police did not confirm a motive for
the attack, which was the eighth homicide to occur in Grand Cayman this year.
Mr. Forbes’ death was the first
killing of 2010 that did not involve a firearm.
Police asked anyone with information
to call the Bodden Town Criminal Investigation Department at 947-2220 or to
contact Crime Stoppers at 800-TIPS (8477).