Connecticut Man Arrested For Allegedly Killing a Hotel Worker on Caribbean Vacation

Updated On 24 Apr, 2019 Published On

A Connecticut investment banker, namely Gavin Hapgood, 44, was arrested after being accused of murdering a hotel worker, Kenny Mitchel, while vacationing on the Caribbean island of Anguilla.

Hapgood, who is a UBS financial advisor, is charged with manslaughter in the death of the worker.

According to The Anguillian, a local newspaper, the death certificate shows that on April 14, the hotel maintenance worker, 27, died from prone restraint, asphyxia in addition to blunt force trauma to the head, neck and torso.

The suspect was initially denied bail but three days later, he was released on $74,000 bail.

The Royal Anguilla Police Force responded to the incident; the department posted a statement on Facebook.

The statement reads,

We are not shrouding the case in mystery we are bound by rules and so are others on what can be said. We have charged a man in connection with the death of Mr. Mitchel. The court granted bail and we now prepare for the Court process and eventual trial.

The attorney for the investment banker told PEOPLE that he can’t comment on the case and the family members of the victim are too upset to talk.

A GoFundMe page set up for the hotel worker reads,

Here is what we know, Mylez was the maintenance man for the hotel.  For whatever reason Gavin Hapgood called the front desk of the hotel and it has been said from hotel sources, he asked for Mylez specifically to come to his room where he, his wife and three children were guests. Once inside that room, Mylez would never leave alive.

Gavin is set to appear in court in Anguilla on August 22.

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