Tag: Bermuda murders

20 Year Old Charged With Prince Edness Murder

20 Year Old Charged With Prince Edness Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 7], a 20-year-old man was charged with the murder of Prince Edness, with Jaquii DeSilva Pearman facing multiple indictable charges. DeSilva Pearman was charged that being concerned with Joshua Usher, who was previously charged with the murder, that he unlawfully killed Prince Edness, used a firearm,... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Murder Of Prince Edness

Man Charged With Murder Of Prince Edness

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 29], a 21-year-old man was charged with the murder of Prince Edness. Joshua Usher faced charges including the murder of Prince Edness and using a firearm to commit the offence. On December 7th, police responded to a shooting that took place in Southampton, which saw 29 year old Prince Edness fatally... Read more of this article

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

“30/30 Thursday: 30 Lives/30 Minutes of Solidarity: Die-In Event” was held on Thursday [Dec 18], bringing the community together in order to make a show of solidarity against gun violence in Bermuda. “Since 2003, Bermuda has lost 30 of our sons to gun violence. 87% of those senseless deaths have taken place since 2009, that’s in the... Read more of this article

Photos: “30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity”

Photos: “30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity”

Members of the Mt. Zion AME Church, along with others, staged “30/30 Thursday: 30 Lives/30 Minutes of Solidarity: Die-In Event” at 12.00pm today [Dec 18], bringing the community together in order to protest against gun violence in Bermuda. Saying that since 2003 Bermuda has lost 30 young men to gun violence, the Church said they will stage the “Community... Read more of this article

30 Minutes Of Solidarity: “Our Sons Matter”

30 Minutes Of Solidarity: “Our Sons Matter”

At 12 noon this coming Thursday [Dec 18], members of the Mt. Zion AME Church, along with others, will be staging “30/30 Thursday: 30 Lives/30 Minutes of Solidarity: Die-In Event.” Saying that since 2003 Bermuda has lost 30 young men to gun violence, the Church said they will stage a “Community Die-in” as a “show of community solidarity... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Edness Murder

Man Arrested In Connection With Edness Murder

[Updated - arrest made] A large contingent of police, including what appeared to be armed officers, were seen at various places across the island this morning [Dec 9], with the police confirming they were “looking for key individuals in the Prince Edness murder.” On Sunday evening, police responded to a shooting in Southampton that saw 29... Read more of this article

Governor: “An Attack On The Community”

Governor: “An Attack On The Community”

“Last night’s incident saw the sad and unnecessary death of yet another young man; followed by an attack on a police officer doing his duty on behalf of the whole community – in a real sense, an attack on the community,” Governor George Fergusson said this evening [Dec 8]. At around 8.30pm last night, police responded to a shooting... Read more of this article

Police ID Victim, Confirm Suspects Fired At Police

Police ID Victim, Confirm Suspects Fired At Police

[Updated with video] Speaking at a press conference late this morning [Dec 8] the police officially identified last night’s murder victim as 29-year-old Prince Edness [pictured] and the police also confirmed that a police officer was fired at by the suspects. At around 8.30pm last night, police responded to a shooting that took place on South... Read more of this article

29 Year Old Prince Edness Dies After Shooting

29 Year Old Prince Edness Dies After Shooting

[Still updating on Monday morning. Police confirm 29 year old Prince Edness was shot and killed in Southampton at around 8.30pm] At sometime around 8.00pm this evening [Dec 7] there was a shooting in Southampton, the police have confirmed. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 9.05pm: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines... Read more of this article

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

[Updated with video] The jury has returned a verdict in the Prince Edness trial, finding him not guilty of the murder of Jason Lightbourne. Around 4am on 23rd July, 2006, 18 year old Mr. Lightbourne was behind the wheel of a white Daihatsu Charade sedan car traveling in a westerly direction on Ord Road in Paget when he was shot and killed. Mr Edness... Read more of this article


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