Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

August 22, 2016

[Updated with videos] Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of 25-year-old Jason Mello, who was fatally shot on Friday evening on Bandroom Lane in Pembroke.

The police said the gunman is believed to have entered Bandroom Lane on a motorcycle wearing heavy dark coloured winter clothing, parked the cycle higher up on Bandroom Lane, walked down to where he shot Mr. Mello several times, then returned to his parked motorcycle and rode back out through St. Monica’s Road.

The police said “Mr Mello leaves behind a six-year-old son, and three-year-old daughter and numerous other family members & friends. We understand that Mr. Mello was home for the summer from school in England.”

Jason Mello Bermuda August 2016 TC

Speaking at a press conference today, Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro said, “At about 7:41pm on Friday 19th August 2016, Police Officers responded to a report of gunshots on Bandroom Lane, Pembroke.

“On arrival, officers learned that a 25-year-old male, Mr. Jason Mello had been conveyed to the hospital in a private car.

“Despite their best efforts, doctors were unable to revive Mr. Mello, and he was pronounced dead at 8:01pm.

“He leaves behind a six-year-old son, and three-year-old daughter and numerous other family members & friends. We understand that Mr. Mello was home for the summer from school in England.

“Officers have collected significant forensic evidence from the scene, and a forensic autopsy is due to be conducted on the victim.

“We are now in the process of piecing together Mr. Mello’s final movements and activity with a view to identifying the motivation for this murder.

“The gunman is believed to have entered Bandroom Lane on a motorcycle wearing heavy dark coloured winter clothing that would have been unusual on a hot August evening.

“He is believed to parked the cycle higher up on Bandroom Lane, and walked down to where he shot Mr. Mello several times. The shooter then returned to his parked motorcycle and rode back out through St. Monica’s Road.

“I am appealing for anyone that saw this suspect, incident, or has any knowledge that can assist in identifying and bringing the offender or offenders to justice, to contact Detectives from the Serious Crime Unit.

“The Senior Investigating Officer for this matter is Acting Detective Inspector Dean Martin on 247-1285.

“The Serious Crime Unit can be contacted on 247-1739 or on the Confidential & independent Crimestoppers hotline 800-8477 [TIPS].”

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