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Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

[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... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Jason Mello

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Jason Mello

Police have confirmed the death of 25-year-old Jason Mello, who died as a result of a shooting on Friday evening. A police spokesperson said, “Police can now confirm the death of 25-year-old Jason Mello who died as a result of a firearms incident that took place on Friday, August 19, 2016, at approximately 7:35pm on Bandroom Lane in Pembroke.” The... Read more of this article

Shooting: BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

Shooting: BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

[Updating] Multiple police vehicles and officers can be seen in the Bandroom Lane area of Pembroke, and Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines has confirmed that a “firearms incident took place in Pembroke.” Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 8.39pm: Unofficial reports from area residents indicate that... Read more of this article

Twenty Years Since Rebecca Middleton’s Murder

Twenty Years Since Rebecca Middleton’s Murder

Today [July 3] marks 20 years since Rebecca Middleton was murdered, with her family recently taking time to reflect on her life on what would have been her 37th birthday, and saying that she may not be with them, but she’s “still part of the family.” The 17-year-old Canadian was raped and killed while vacationing on the island, and... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

[Updated] Two men — 26 and 31 years old — have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Fiqre Crockwell, the police confirmed today. Mr Crockwell, a well known cricketer, was shot dead earlier this week on Woodlands Road in Pembroke, and the police held a press conference today to provide an update on the investigation.The... Read more of this article

St David’s: “Words Cannot Express Our Sorrow”

St David’s: “Words Cannot Express Our Sorrow”

The St. David’s County Cricket Club has tonight paid tribute to Fiqre Crockwell, saying “words cannot express their sorrow” over the loss of a “true St David’s Warrior.” The Club said, “The entire membership of the St David’s County Cricket Club are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Fiqre Crockwell. “Fiqre... Read more of this article

Cricket Community Pay Tribute: Fiqre Crockwell

Cricket Community Pay Tribute: Fiqre Crockwell

[Written by Don Burgess] Rain couldn’t dampen a weekend of celebrations but the senseless loss of another of Bermuda’s young men has. Cricket and football star Fiqre Crockwell was shot dead early this morning on Woodlands Road while another man was stabbed and taken to King Edward VII Hospital for treatment. Mr. Crockwell represented Bermuda internationally... Read more of this article

Governor Urges Witnesses To Contact Police

Governor Urges Witnesses To Contact Police

[Updated] Governor George Fergusson has extended his condolences to Fiqre Crockwell’s family, and urged anyone who knows anything about the murder to contact the police or Crimestoppers. Mr Crockwell, a well known cricketer who represented Bermuda internationally and played in Cup Match, was shot dead early this morning on Woodlands Road while... Read more of this article

Police Name Murder Victim: Fiqre Crockwell

Police Name Murder Victim: Fiqre Crockwell

[Updated] The police have confirmed that the 30-year-old man who was shot earlier this morning [June 20] has died. The police responded to the Woodlands Road area at around 3.00am this morning, with the 30-year-old man having been shot and a 46-year-old man suffering from stab wounds.A police spokesperson said, “The 30 year old male shooting... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Convicted Murderer’s Appeal

Court Dismisses Convicted Murderer’s Appeal

The Bermuda Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal lodged by convicted murderer Norris Simpson, saying the jury “were entitled to convict and there is no reason to suppose the conviction was unsafe.” Mr Simpson was convicted of the murder of former social worker Ida James, who was found dead in her Paget home in 2011. During the trial,... Read more of this article

Minister Baron: ‘Harsh Reality Has Intruded’

Minister Baron: ‘Harsh Reality Has Intruded’

“In the midst of the celebrations of Bermuda Day and the remainder of this Heritage Month, a harsh reality has intruded on the lives of two families in our community,” Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said today. Over the weekend, two people died in separate incidents, with 26-year-old Patrick Dill killed in a shooting in Pembroke,... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

The police have confirmed that two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of 26-year-old Patrick Dill, who was fatally shot on Saturday evening [May 21] in the Crosslands Lane, Pembroke area. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that two men have been arrested and are in police custody... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

[Updated with video] The police are appealing to anyone who has information about the murder of Patrick Dill to please contact them, saying that “someone in the community knows the identity of the culprit[s] involved.” Mr. Dill — who is not believed to have any gang affiliations — was fatally shot on Saturday evening while he... Read more of this article