Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Two Men Charged in Tragic Harbour Island Boating Accident

Two men of Harbour Island were arraigned in the Magistrates Court today for the death of three people killed in a boating accident on Sunday.

30-year-old Marvin Minns and 33-year-old Renaldo Grant faced manslaughter-by-negligence and other related charges.

Victims of the boating collision in Harbour Island on Sunday.

Minns and Grant were the said captain and operator of the 28ft vessel that collided with a 17ft Boston Whaler near Harbour Island, killing Jay Roberts, Leanna Cartwright and Candace McDonald. Other passengers, Rozette Carey and Shaquille Cash were injured and remain in hospital.

Grant was found to be operating without a license.

Both men were remanded to the Bahamas Department of Corrections and will return to court on March 24 for a bail hearing.

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