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Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

The police are appealing for the public’s assistance with information that can help solve the murder of Jahkoby Smith, who was killed in July 2017. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service are still requesting the public’s assistance with information that can help us with the solving the murder of Jahkoby Smith. “The circumstances... Read more of this article

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva — who was convicted of the murder of Prince Edness — has his appeal dismissed by Bermuda’s Court of Appeal. The ruling said, “The Appellant, Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva, was convicted in the Supreme Court on 15 September 2015 of the murder of Prince Edness [“the deceased”]. “He was also 2 convicted of... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

[Updated with video] Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Morlan Steede, and the police have appealed for anyone with any information to contact either the police or Crime Stoppers hotline. A police spokesperson said, “Approximately 9:40pm on Friday the 3rd day of November, 2017, police officers responded to several... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Morlan Steede

Police Confirm Death Of Morlan Steede

[Updated with Minister's statement] The police have confirmed the death of 30-year-old Morlan Steede following last night’s shooting in Pembroke. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 30-year-old Morlan Steede, who died as a result of a firearms incident that took place on One-way Deepdale,... Read more of this article

‘Successful Prosecution Of The Perpetrators’

‘Successful Prosecution Of The Perpetrators’

Following the recent sentences handed down for defendants convicted of murder, firearm offences and burglary, the police thanked members of the public “who had the courage to come forward and give evidence” as well as all those who “worked tirelessly to bring all the evidence together for successful prosecution of the perpetrators.” Detective... Read more of this article

Court: Keivon Scott Sentenced For Murder

Court: Keivon Scott Sentenced For Murder

Appearing in the Supreme Court today [Oct 5], 35-year-old Keivon Scott was sentenced to life for the murder of Edmund John Flood, with the Court ruling he must serve 18 years in prison before he is eligible for parole. Mr Flood, 55, was found dead at a Paget residence on October 2nd, 2016. The two were involved in a romantic relationship, which prosecutors... Read more of this article

Gariko Benjamin Sentenced To Life In Prison

Gariko Benjamin Sentenced To Life In Prison

Appearing in Supreme Court this afternoon [Oct 4] Gariko Benjamin was sentenced to life in prison, with the Court ordering he must serve 25 years before being considered for parole. Benjamin, 25, was convicted of being involved with the murders of Ricco Furbert and Haile Outerbridge, who both sustained fatal wounds after being shot multiple times while... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith, who was fatally stabbed at the West End Sailboat Club in Sandys, during a wake being held for the late Jachari Francis. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:15pm on Saturday 29th July, Jahkoby Smith was fatally stabbed after he was involved in an altercation which... Read more of this article

Murder Suspect Bailed With ‘Strict Conditions’

Murder Suspect Bailed With ‘Strict Conditions’

The male suspect arrested in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith has been bailed by the Bermuda Police Service, with “strict reporting conditions.” Mr Smith was fatally stabbed on Saturday evening at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral for the late Jachari Francis, who was murdered... Read more of this article

Videos: Police On Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Videos: Police On Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

[Updated] The Police held a press conference this afternoon [July 31] regarding the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith, who was fatally stabbed on Saturday evening, where they confirmed that one man has been arrested in connection with the tragic incident. The murder occurred at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Following the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith, Opposition Leader Patricia Gordon-Pamplin extended her deepest condolences to his family and friends as they grapple with this tragedy. Mr Smith was fatally stabbed on Saturday evening [July 29] at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral for the late Jachari Francis,... Read more of this article

Police Name Stabbing Victim As Jahkoby Smith

Police Name Stabbing Victim As Jahkoby Smith

Police have now confirmed the death of 21 year-old Jahkoby Smith as a result of the stabbing incident on Saturday evening [July 29]. The incident occurred at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral for the late Jachari Francis, who was murdered earlier this month. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Police: Man Dies From Stabbing, Another Injured

Police: Man Dies From Stabbing, Another Injured

[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:... Read more of this article