The man, age 83 of George Town, who was arrested relation to the below incident, has now been charged with Attempted Murder. He is appearing in court this morning, 9 July.
At about 11:45PM on Wednesday, 4 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of a serious assault at an address in Tropical Gardens, George Town. An elderly woman was assaulted by a man known to her and sustained multiple lacerations. Emergency personnel attended the scene and treated the woman, who was then transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital. She has undergone surgery and remains in critical condition.
A man, age 83 of George Town, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault GBH and attempted murder. He remains in custody as investigations continue.