Police Confirm Death Of Stephen Proctor

October 17, 2017

[Updated: The police confirmed that a man has died after falling off a cliff on North Shore Road in Pembroke late this morning. They subsequently identified the man as 67-year-old Stephen Proctor.]

Police car Bermuda Oct 17 2017 (1)

A man has been taken to hospital after he “fell overboard off a cliff on North Shore Road,” the police have confirmed.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:45am Tuesday, October 17th police and first responders were dispatched to a report of a man that fell overboard off a cliff on North Shore Road near the junction with Berkeley Road in Pembroke.

“‎CPR was performed at the scene and the unresponsive man has been taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance.

“Inquiries are underway and more details will be provided as they become available.”

Update 1.57pm: The police have confirmed the man, who is believed to be in his 60s, has died.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:45am Tuesday, October 17th police and first responders were dispatched to a report of a man that fell overboard off a cliff on North Shore Road near the junction with Berkeley Road in Pembroke.

“‎The man, believed to be in his 60s from Sandys parish, was retrieved from the water in an unresponsive state and given CPR which continued as he was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance.

“However sadly, the man was later pronounced dead.

“Identification of the deceased is anticipated in due course after his next of kin has been notified. The scene is currently being processed and inquiries continue.

“Witnesses or persons with any relevant information are asked to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

Update 5.02pm: A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 67-year-old Stephen Proctor.

“Mr. Proctor fell overboard off a cliff on North Shore Road, Pembroke near the junction with Berkeley Road around 11:45am today.

“‎Despite CPR at the scene and during transport via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, he was later pronounced dead.

“A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist Mr. Proctor’s family at this difficult time.

“Foul play is not suspected. However, anyone with information regarding Mr. Proctor’s whereabouts in the hours leading up to his untimely death is encouraged to come forward as inquiries continue.

“Witnesses or persons with any relevant information are asked to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

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