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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

PLP Extends Condolences To Families

PLP Extends Condolences To Families

The Progressive Labour Party have extended condolences to the families impacted by last night’s [May 21] tragedies following the report of another road fatality, and of another young person falling victim to gun violence. Last night saw two people die in separate incidents, with a 26-year-old man killed in a shooting in Pembroke, while a 17-year-old... Read more of this article

Minister Extends Thoughts & Prayers To Families

Minister Extends Thoughts & Prayers To Families

[Updated] In the wake of two deaths last night, the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said that as two families confront the tragedy of losing loved ones, “our thoughts and prayers must be with the families and friends who now mourn their loss.” Last night saw two people die in separate incidents, with a 26-year-old man killed in... Read more of this article

26-Year-Old Patrick Dill Dies After Shooting

26-Year-Old Patrick Dill Dies After Shooting

[Updated] Police have confirmed that a 26 year old man was shot tonight [May 21] in the area of Crossland Lane in Pembroke. His condition is unknown at this time. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 10.45pm Saturday night [May 21st, 2016], police attended a report of a firearms incident that took place at Crossland Lane in Pembroke.“Early... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Devon Hewey & Jay Dill Appeal

Court Dismisses Devon Hewey & Jay Dill Appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal against conviction lodged by two Devon Hewey and Jay Dill — who were convicted of the murder of Randy Robinson – saying that “when one considers the evidence as a whole there was in our judgment a compelling case against each appellant.” At around 8.30pm on March 31 2011, 22-year-old... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged In Connection With Murder

Court: Man Charged In Connection With Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 10], Taj Browne was charged with assisting others in connection with the murder of Rickai Swan on October 23, 2015. As the charges must be heard in the Supreme Court, the 22-year-old defendant did not have to enter a plea. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo granted him $15,000 with a surety, and ordered he surrender... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Charged With Double Murder

Court: 29-Year-Old Charged With Double Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 5], a 29-year-old man was charged with the 2013 murders of Ricco Furbert and Haile Outerbridge. Mr Outerbridge, 34, and Mr Furbert, 25, both sustained fatal wounds after being shot multiple times while inside the Belvins store on Happy Valley Road on January 23, 2013.Ramano Mills was also charged with... Read more of this article