Timeline of events in Kerran Baker’s disappearance

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Saturday, 30 July, 2011

5pm: In Kerran Baker’s last contact with her mother, she tells her she has wired some money to her in Jamaica.

Shortly after 7pm: Baker is picked up on CCTV leaving the airport branch of Foster’s supermarket.

7.54pm: Baker stops responding to texts or WhatsApp messages on her cellphone.

9.40pm – Grainy CCTV footage, examined later by detectives, picks up an image of a man walking in the rain close to Pedro St. James castle.

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Sunday, 31 July

7.18pm: Baker is reported missing by her friend Inia Ricketts, who tells police she has not heard from her since around 5pm the previous evening. Her car is missing from the driveway of her home in Arrow Road, Beach Bay, and her phone, handbag and partially unpacked groceries are found inside.

Monday, 1 Aug.

Morning: Police forensic officers search the home and find blood in the bedroom which is later identified as belonging to Baker.

12.30pm: Baker’s white Honda Civic is discovered on the cemetery lawn close to Pedro St. James castle area, with doors locked and the keys tossed into a nearby bush.

Tuesday, 2 Aug.

More than 200 volunteers assist in a search of the area around Pedro St. James but no body or further evidence is found.

Wednesday, 3 Aug.

Police dive teams begin searching the waters around Pedro St. James and along the southern coast of Grand Cayman.

Thursday, 4 Aug.

Baker’s parents make an emotional plea for information in a police press conference.

18 Nov. 2011

Police arrest a 35-year-old man on suspicion of Miss Baker’s murder. He is later released without charge.

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