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Jul 8, 2015

Is G.O.B. Responsible for the Alleged Wrongful Death of PC Dean Yearwood?

Glenwayne Grant

Will G.O.B. be held liable for the alleged wrongful death of Police Corporal Dean Yearwood, who was shot to death by another cop back in 2013 during a robbery in progress? A hearing in the Supreme Court before Justice Sonya Young will make that determination. Yearwood was shot and killed on September eighth, 2013.  Representing the government are attorneys Trienia Young and Agassi Finnegan, from the office of the Attorney General, while attorney Phillip Palacio is representing Yearwood Senior, the father of the deceased cop. This morning, the claimant’s attorney, Phillip Palacio called two witnesses to the stand while the defence called four including PC Glenwayne Grant, the officer who shot and killed Yearwood Junior.  On the stand, Grant maintained that on the night of the fatal incident, he identified himself as a cop before firing the shots that killed Yearwood. A death, the Yearwood family maintains, was wrongful and that someone has to be held responsible. Justice Young also ruled out a visit to the scene which had been proposed by the attorney for Yearwood.  The trial continues.

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1 Response for “Is G.O.B. Responsible for the Alleged Wrongful Death of PC Dean Yearwood?”

  1. Timber says:

    Hmmm, tough case to try especially against this corrupt government. A visit to the site is highly recommended and appropriate so that one can view angles. So, we already know that this judge is “steering” the case. Another point, is this Finnegan’s daughter? If it is, she went on a government scholarship. Why is she at the Attorney General’s office instead of being at Legal Aid like everyone else who’s had a government scholarship and had to fulfill their obligations? Did she even pass or came back with a certificate like most of them and they give them lawyer status in Belize?

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