Police: Man Dies From Stabbing, Another Injured

July 29, 2017

[Updated] Police have responded to an incident in the area of the West End Sailboat Club tonight [July 29] with a number of police officers and a police boat visible at the scene.

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

Update 9.20pm: An area of the grounds outside the club has yellow police tape going around it.

Update 9.58pm: Police Chief Inspector Na’imah Astwood said, “About 7:15pm on Saturday 29th July 2017, Police received several 911 calls regarding a disturbance at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake of the late Jachari Francis.

“On arrival it was ascertained that two males had been transported to KEMH, both suffering stab wounds.

“Unfortunately one of the males has succumbed to his injuries; the other is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

“The victim will not be identified until the next of kin have been notified. More information will be provided in due time.

“Police are currently processing the scene. We are appealing for witnesses, particularly anyone who was at the West End Sailboat Club or in the general vicinity to contact Acting Insp. Dean Martin of the Serious Crime Unit on 7172074 or 247-1739 or the confidential Crime Stoppers Hotline on 800-8477.”

West End Sailboat Club Police Bermuda, July 29 2017 (1)

West End Sailboat Club Police Bermuda, July 29 2017 (2)

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