Jeffrey William Powery, a 32-year-old West Bay man, appeared in Summary Court Friday on a charge of attempted murder.

Mr. Powery appeared before Chief Magistrate Nova Hall, who indicated that the charge is a Class A offense and must automatically be transmitted to Grand Court.

Mr. Powery will next appear in Summary Court on Jan. 10 for unrelated matters, and then will appear in Grand Court for a mention of his attempted murder charge on Jan. 25.

No details of the charge against Mr. Powery were mentioned in court. However, on Dec. 14, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service issued a statement in relation to the case.

The police stated that officers had been notified by a member of the public about an altercation that had occurred on the night of Dec. 12 between a woman and a man known to her. Officers who attended the location on North West Point Road did not receive a response from within, and found the woman unconscious inside.

Mr. Powery was arrested on Dec. 14 and first appeared in court on Friday.

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