Police: Roel Flores ‘Died Of Natural Causes’

November 30, 2017

[Updated] The police have confirmed the death of 52-year-old Roel Flores following a motorcycle collision in Warwick.

A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 52-year-old Roel Flores and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

“Mr. Flores, a Filipino guest worker, was apparently involved in a single vehicle motorcycle crash at the junction of South Road and Warwick Lane in Warwick around 6pm Tuesday, 28th November.

“He was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ‎ambulance but sadly later pronounced dead.

“A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist the deceased’s family at this difficult time. The motorcycle involved has been impounded pending further enquiries.

“The investigation into this fatal collision, the 15th of 2017, continues and any witnesses or persons with relevant information are encouraged to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788.”

Update November 30, 1.05pm: A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that the autopsy of 52-year-old Filipino guest worker Mr. Roel Flores has been completed.

“The results verify that he died of natural causes.

“As such, the death of Mr. Flores is no longer classified as a road traffic fatality. Accordingly, the number of fatal collisions so far this year remains at 14.”

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