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Theatre Friends Pay Tribute to Marcus Hinsbey

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Condolences continue to pour in over the shocking murder of long-time Cable Bahamas employee Marcus Hinsbey.





GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS – Condolences continue to pour in over the shocking death of the country’s latest murder victim, long-time Cable Bahamas employee Marcus Hinsbey.

He was found dead two-days ago in his condo at Venito in western New Providence.

Marcus Hinsbey was a long time volunteer at the Regency Theatre in Freeport, Grand Bahama. 

His friend, Olivia Dorsette, says she and Marcus were technical volunteers at the theatre, both serving as sound engineers.

She says he also played drums for her first show “Clue, The Musical”. Marcus was also involved in other productions like “Raisin”, “Chicago”, “Ain’t Misbehavin'” and “Dream Girls”. 

She describes Marcus as one of the nicest people you would ever meet, adding that it is devastating to know what happened to him.

Erik Russell, also reflecting on Marcus’ role in the arts, as they too worked together in the theatre. He says Marcus was also his former landlord.

The Freeports Players Guild also issuing a statement on Facebook regarding the passing of Marcus Hinsbey.

The statement reads: “It is with heavy hearts that we send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Marcus Hinsbey. He was a kind soul with a helpful spirit which won him the award for long standing volunteer service in the sound department back in 2009.”

Dorsette says the theatre will be fully open this Thursday for the first time since Dorian, but for them instead of a celebration, it will be a much more somber evening.

Meanwhile, the search continues for the person or persons responsible for his death.