Updated: Man arrested for North Side murder

Updated: Police arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of murder following the killing of 66-year-old Timothy Rivers in North Side Friday.
Mr. Rivers, of North Side, was pronounced dead Friday at the scene of the incident off Hutland Road. Police said they believe he had been stabbed.
The arrested man, who police said was known to the victim, remained in custody Saturday.

Original story: Police are confirming reports of a death in Hutland Road, North Side.

Royal Cayman Islands Police Service spokesman Mikhail Campbell said a man was found bleeding and unresponsive after officers received a call around 11 a.m.

“I can’t confirm whether it’s murder,” Mr. Campbell said when asked about initial reports on the man’s death.

Kathy Bodden at Chisholm’s Supermarket confirmed reports of activity on Hutland Road, which she said had been cordoned off.

“I’ve seen ambulances and fire trucks,” Ms. Bodden said.

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Mr. Campbell said investigations were under way and more information would be forthcoming later in the day.

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