Tag: Bermuda murders

Prince Edness Charged With 2006 Murder

Prince Edness Charged With 2006 Murder

A 28 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 20] facing charges relating to a seven year old murder. Prince Edness was charged with the murder of Jason Lightbourne [pictured], who was murdered in 2006. As the charges are indictable and can only be heard in the Supreme Court, Edness did not have to enter a plea. Edness was remanded... Read more of this article

Murder Sentences: Govt Working On Changes

Murder Sentences: Govt Working On Changes

Following the recent parole eligibility reductions handed down to four convicted murderers, Attorney General Mark Pettingill said the Government has “worked quickly” to draft changes, and the new laws are expected be tabled in the House of Assembly next month. The ruling from the Privy Council in London last year [PDF] stated that Bermuda... Read more of this article

David Cox Re-Sentenced To Minimum Of 25 Yrs

David Cox Re-Sentenced To Minimum Of 25 Yrs

David Cox was today [Jan 16] re-sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 25 years for the murder of 47-year-old Raymond Troy “Yankee” Rawlins. This is a reduction from his original sentence of 38 years. On August 9th 2010, Mr Rawlins was gunned down in the entrance of Spinning Wheel nightclub on Court Street. Cox... Read more of this article

Antonio Myers Sentence Under Consideration

Antonio Myers Sentence Under Consideration

Antonio Myers appeared in the Supreme Court yesterday [Jan 13] as his sentence — for the murder of Kumi Harford — is under consideration. In 2011, Myers was originally sentenced to life in prison, with the Judge directing he must serve minimum of 38 years before he can be considered for parole. Antonio Myers was arrested in 2010 in connection... Read more of this article

Court: Three Men Charged After Double Murder

Court: Three Men Charged After Double Murder

Three men were charged in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 13] in relation to the murder of Haile Outerbridge and Rico Furbert at Belvin’s Variety store in January 2013. The two men were gunned down inside Belvins store on Happy Valley Road on January 23 2013. Mr Outerbridge, 34, and Mr Furbert, 25, sustained fatal wounds after being shot multiple... Read more of this article

Trial Dates Set For Three Murder Defendants

Trial Dates Set For Three Murder Defendants

In addition to the four convicted murderers and one murder defendant that we previously reported on, three additional murder defendants had their trial dates set during the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session yesterday [Dec 2]. Appearing by video-link and facing charges relating to the murder of Malcolm Augustus on Christmas Day in 2012, Wolde... Read more of this article

Murder Defendants Refuse To Speak, Leave Cell

Murder Defendants Refuse To Speak, Leave Cell

During this morning’s [Dec 2] Supreme Court Arraignments things did not go entirely smoothly, with one murder defendant refusing to speak, while another prisoner scheduled to appear by video-link refused to leave his cell. Julian Washington, who is charged with murder, refused to speak and remained silent when asked to enter a plea. Justice Greaves... Read more of this article

Police Release CCTV Images After Gun Murder

Police Release CCTV Images After Gun Murder

[Updated] The police have released CCTV images of a light coloured car driving up Glebe Road, saying they believe the driver of this car may be able to assist the police in their investigation into the murder of Jonathan Dill. Mr Dill was fatally shot at around 10.20pm on September 2, 2013 at a residence in the Glebe Road and St Monica’s Mission area. Acting... Read more of this article

Tyrone Pedro Denies Murdering Steven Iris

Tyrone Pedro Denies Murdering Steven Iris

Appearing in this month’s Arraignment Session at the Supreme Court today [Nov 1], Tyrone Pedro, 23, pleaded not guilty to murdering Steven Iris in August of this year. As Pedro was led out of Court this morning, several low sobs could be heard in the public gallery. Pedro will re-appear at the next Arraignments session and will remain in custody... Read more of this article

UK Privy Council Reduces Murderers’ Sentences

UK Privy Council Reduces Murderers’ Sentences

[Updated] Convicted killers Ze Selassie and Jermaine Pearman had their prison sentences reduced by the UK Privy Council in London. Ze Selassie was convicted of the murder of 14-year-old Rhiana Moore, while Jermaine Pearman was convicted of killing 23-year-old Shakeya DeRoza. Selassie was initially sentenced to 35 years, and in 2011 the Bermuda Court... Read more of this article


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