Royal Cayman Islands Police officers and scenes of crime
investigators spent Monday afternoon searching an area near Pedro Castle in
Savannah for a missing woman.
A while Honda Civic belonging to Kerran Natalee Baker, 25,
of Jamaica, was found on the cemetery lawn just down the road from the Pedro
Ms Baker had not been heard from since around 5pm Saturday.
Police said she was last seen driving her Honda in the Red Bay area.
Friends of Ms Baker’s who had gathered where her car was
found Monday said neither they, nor her family in Jamaica, could get through to
her cell phone. They got worried and one friend went to Ms Baker’s home on
Arrow Drive in Bodden Town Saturday night, getting into the residence with
assistance from the landlord.
The 25-year-old woman’s handbag and groceries were found in
the home. The groceries were still on the kitchen counter.
Police were contacted shortly thereafter.
“The fact that Kerran left the house without her handbag is
very unusual,” said RCIPS Superintendent Marlon Bodden. “She also uses her
phone a lot, but none of her friends or family received any calls or messages
from her since Saturday evening.”
During a search of Ms Baker’s car, police found what
appeared to be a suitcase in the trunk of her vehicle. There were several
packages inside wrapped in plastic bags, but police gave no indication of what
those might contain.
Scenes of crime officers spent most of the afternoon Monday
processing the vehicle for evidence, including dusting for fingerprints and
removing certain items from inside. After a search of the vehicle was
completed, police K-9 units and the RCIPS helicopter made a full sweep of the
A security guard at Pedro reported to facility management on
Monday that he believed the white Honda had been parked on the lawn near the
cemetery since Saturday evening. Police could not immediately confirm those
A wedding was being held at Pedro on Saturday evening, and
facility managers said it’s likely any vehicle parked there would have evaded
notice at least for a while. It was not known if Ms Baker had attended
Saturday’s event at Pedro.
“As yet no trace of Kerran has been found. I would ask
anyone who saw Kerran after 5pm on Saturday to contact us immediately,” Mr.
She is described as being around 5’5” in height and
approximately 135 lbs. She has brown eyes and dark shoulder length hair. At
this stage there is no description available of the clothes she was last seen
Anyone with any information about Kerran should contact
George Town police station on 949-4222.