Police Confirm Death Of 55-Yr-Old Dennis Eve

October 22, 2015

IMG_2119 (1)fgg[Updated] The police responded to the Black Watch Pass area of North Shore this morning [Oct 22] after reports of a person floating in the waters, and the police have confirmed that a man’s lifeless body was retrieved from the waters.

Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At a few minutes after 10.00am this morning, a member of the public alerted police to a man’s body floating in the waters off of the North Shore, 10 metres east of Black Watch Pass.

“As a result, Marine Police were called and the man’s lifeless body was retrieved and is being transported,” continued Mr Caines.

“Police are now trying to establish the identity of the male, and as such, there is no further information at this time.”

When asked for a description, Mr Caines said the man is a dark complexioned black male, between 40-50 years old. Mr. Caines also added that there are no reports of any missing persons at this time.

Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.

Update 1.59pm: A statement from the police said, “A few minutes after 10am this morning [22-Oct] police respond to a report of a man’s body being found in the water off of North Shore in Pembroke 30 meters east of Black Watch Pass.

“Upon Police arrival, it was ascertained that a male’s lifeless body was found by a member of the public, floating in the water. Marine Section was called out and the body was recovered.

“No further information will be given until the identity of the victim is confirmed and the Next of Kin have been notified. The victim is only being described as a black male of dark skin complexion and stocky build between 40-50 years old.”

Update 7.08pm: A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 55 year old Dennis Eve of North Shore Road, Pembroke.

“Details of his untimely death are unclear however, Mr. Eve’s lifeless body was seen by a member of the public floating in the waters off of North Shore Road, just 30 meters east of Black Watch Pass at around 10am [Thursday October 22nd].

“Officers from the Bermuda Police Marine Unit then lifted his body out of the water and into a marine vessel and he was then conveyed to Barrs Bay Park where time of death was certified by a Doctor.

“An investigation into the death of Dennis Eve is now underway and Police would like to speak with anyone who may have seen or communicated with Mr. Eve yesterday evening, or the early hours of this morning.

“Anyone with any information should contact the Central Investigative Department on 295-0011. The Bermuda Police Service would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.”

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