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David Cox Re-Sentenced To Minimum Of 25 Yrs

David Cox Re-Sentenced To Minimum Of 25 Yrs

David Cox was today [Jan 16] re-sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 25 years for the murder of 47-year-old Raymond Troy “Yankee” Rawlins. This is a reduction from his original sentence of 38 years. On August 9th 2010, Mr Rawlins was gunned down in the entrance of Spinning Wheel nightclub on Court Street. Cox... Read more of this article

Murder Conviction: David Cox Appeal Continues

Murder Conviction: David Cox Appeal Continues

[Updated] David Cox’s appeal continued yesterday [Nov 6], with lawyer for the 33-year-old convicted murderer continuing to argue his case in front of the Appeals Court. In August 2010, Troy “Yankee” Rawlins was fatally shot in the entrance of Spinning Wheel nightclub on Court Street, and Mr Cox was charged with murder later that month. During... Read more of this article

David Cox Appeal Underway: Murder Conviction

David Cox Appeal Underway: Murder Conviction

In the Appeals Court this morning [Nov 5], David Jahwell Cox launched an appeal against his murder conviction. On August 9th 2010,  Troy “Yankee” Rawlins was gunned down in the entrance of Spinning Wheel nightclub on Court Street. Mr Cox was arrested shortly after the shooting, and charged with murder on August 25th 2010. During the trial... Read more of this article

CandleLight Vigil Held For Troy ‘Yankee’ Rawlins

CandleLight Vigil Held For Troy ‘Yankee’ Rawlins

Last night [Aug.9] a candlelight vigil was held in memory of murder victim Raymond Troy “Yankee” Rawlins – who was fatally shot one year ago. The vigil was held yards away from where Mr Rawlins was gunned down on August 9, 2010 on Court Street. Friends and family, old and young, gathered to recall Mr Rawlins on the first anniversary... Read more of this article

David Cox Sentenced To Life In Prison

David Cox Sentenced To Life In Prison

David Cox was today [July 19] sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 47-year-old Raymond Troy “Yankee” Rawlins. The Judge ordered that Mr Cox must serve a minimum of 38 years in prison before he can be considered for parole. On August 9th 2010, Mr Rawlins was gunned down in the entrance of Spinning Wheel nightclub on Court Street.... Read more of this article

Murder Trial: David Cox Found Guilty

Murder Trial: David Cox Found Guilty

[Updated with videos] David Cox has been found guilty of murdering Troy “Yankee” Rawlins. The jury convicted him by unanimous verdict, and immediately after the verdict Mr Cox’s lawyer rose and asked that sentencing be delayed in order to allow mitigating factors to be submitted. Mr Cox was remanded in custody and will be sentenced... Read more of this article

QC: David Cox Is ‘Entitled To Have Justice’

QC: David Cox Is ‘Entitled To Have Justice’

This morning the Prosecutor put the case for the Crown saying that it was David Cox who had killed ‘Yankee’ Rawlins, while Mr Cox’s lawyer urged the jury to consider the facts and told them his client is “entitled to have justice from his fellow Bermudians.” 32-year-old David Jahwell Cox [pictured] of Club Road, Smiths... Read more of this article

David Cox Denies Shooting Yankee Rawlins

David Cox Denies Shooting Yankee Rawlins

David Cox has taken the stand and denied shooting 47-year-old Raymond Troy “Yankee” Rawlins – who was gunned down on Court Street in August 2010. 32-year-old David Jahwell Cox [pictured] of Club Road, Smiths is charged with premeditated murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence. He denies the charges. The court previously... Read more of this article

Murder Trial: Guns Used In Other Shootings

Murder Trial: Guns Used In Other Shootings

Yesterday [June 2] an expert witness testified that the guns used in the murder of Yankee Rawlins were used in a number of other shootings. 32-year-old David Jahwell Cox [pictured] of Club Road, Smiths is charged with premeditated murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence. He denies the charges. On August 9th 2010, 47-year-old Raymond... Read more of this article

Expert: Defendant’s DNA Found At Scene

Expert: Defendant’s DNA Found At Scene

Today [June 1] an expert witness testified that the DNA of a man accused of murder was found on a baseball cap at the crime scene. 32-year-old David Jahwell Cox of Club Road, Smiths is charged with premeditated murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence. He denies the charges. On August 9th 2010, 47-year-old Raymond Troy “Yankee”... Read more of this article

Witness Testifies: Murder Of Yankee Rawlins

Witness Testifies: Murder Of Yankee Rawlins

Taking the witness stand today [May 26] was a Crown witness who said that he had known David Cox, the alleged shooter, all his life; having grown up with him in Pembroke Parish. 32-year-old David Jahwell Cox of Club Road, Smiths is charged with premeditated murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence. He denies the charges. On August... Read more of this article

Yankee Rawlins Murder Trial Underway

Yankee Rawlins Murder Trial Underway

During the Supreme Court murder trial of David Cox, the jury heard that murder victim Raymond Troy “Yankee” Rawlins [pictured] was shot 16 times and rushed to hospital in a private car. 32-year-old David Jahwell Cox of Club Road, Smiths is charged with premeditated murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence. He denies the... Read more of this article

Jury Selected: Yankee Rawlins Murder Trial

Jury Selected: Yankee Rawlins Murder Trial

This morning [May 23] in Supreme Court, the trial of David Cox started to get underway, with the jury being selected. 31-year-old David Cox, of Club Road, Smiths, is accused of killing Troy “Yankee” Rawlins. He denies the charges. On August 9th 2010, 47-year-old Mr Rawlins was gunned down in the entrance of Spinning Wheel nightclub. Mr... Read more of this article