(CMR) California investigators have ruled that Cayman couple Keith Henderman (74) and Yvonne Blanco (69) died as a result of a murder-suicide carried by Henderman, her husband.
The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office investigated the discovery of the two bodies found in a parked vehicle in July in a remote area off of the Old Spanish Trail, approximately six miles southwest of Charleston View in Las Vegas near a parked rental 2019 Toyota RAV4. Authorities indicate that Henderman killed his wife and them committed suicide. Apparently there was evidence he had planned it.
Multiple agencies collaborated together during the investigation including the RCIPS.
The coupled lived in Cayman for many years at Laguna Del Mar on West Bay Road. Henderman was involved in an ongoing Grand Court lawsuit for a personal injury case against HIR Cayman Ltd.
CMR sources indicate that he was an American lawyer that in Florida and California. He received his JD from U.C.L.A School of Law in 1970 and an A.B. (Political Science) in 1967 at the University of Southern California. He graduated Lieutenant Henderman Phi Beta Kappa-Magna Cum Laude as a distinguished minitary graduate and recipient of the University's President Award. He practiced with the Federal Trade Commission before joining the Air Force Audit Agency at Kelly AFB in Texas in July 1971.
According to a Cayman Islands Gazette, Henderman was granted Caymanian status on 31 Dec. 2003. Henderman appears in a US Federal Register notice from 30 April 1997 of individuals who elected to expatriate, thus voluntarily losing United States citizenship.