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Man Lost Overboard On Taiwanese Fishing Boat

Man Lost Overboard On Taiwanese Fishing Boat

A 30-year-old crew member was reported overboard from a Taiwanese fishing vessel located approximately 280nm northeast of Bermuda, and after a search was done, the decision was made to notify his next of kin. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “RCC Bermuda received an email from RCC Taipei reporting a man overboard incident from... Read more of this article

Former BIOS Student Killed In Plane Crash

Former BIOS Student Killed In Plane Crash

Among the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday [March 10] was Canadian Danielle Moore, a former student at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS]. The Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on the flight... Read more of this article

Condolence Book Opens For Paul Njoroge

Condolence Book Opens For Paul Njoroge

A condolence book has opened for people to express their sympathies to Paul Njoroge whose family were tragically killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, with Mr Njoroge’s wife, three small children and mother in law all on the flight that crashed on Sunday. In a tragedy of indescribable proportions, the Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly... Read more of this article

Condolences Expressed After Tragic Plane Crash

Condolences Expressed After Tragic Plane Crash

Condolences are being expressed for local resident Paul Njoroge whose family were tragically killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, with Mr Njoroge’s wife, three small children and mother in law all on the flight that crashed on Sunday. The Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The... Read more of this article

Family Appeals For Help After Fatal Collision

Family Appeals For Help After Fatal Collision

“If anyone knows anything can you please come forward, as this has ruined my whole family’s life.” Those were the words from the family of the late Jen-Naya Simmons, who tragically died following a hit and run collision that took place on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish on July 15th of last year. Ms Simmons family joined the police... Read more of this article

Video: Police Conference On Fatal Collision

Video: Police Conference On Fatal Collision

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [March 7] to discuss the death of Jen-Naya Simmons, who died following a collision that took place on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish on July 15th of last year. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The... Read more of this article

BPS Investigation Into Fatal Collision Continues

BPS Investigation Into Fatal Collision Continues

The police investigation into the fatal road collision on Friday which claimed the life of 39-year-old Shannon-Hugh Davis continues, and any witnesses are urged to contact the police.A police spokesperson said, “The 38-year-old male motorcyclist hurt in Friday’s fatal Hamilton parish collision remains in stable condition on a general ward at the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Shannon-Hugh Davis

Police Confirm Death Of Shannon-Hugh Davis

Police have confirmed the death of 39-year-old Mr. Shannon-Hugh Davis following a collision in Hamilton parish on Friday evening. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 39-year-old Mr. Shannon-Hugh Davis and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Davis – understood to be... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Collision

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Collision

[Updated: The police said they can now “confirm the death of a 39-year-old man who died as a result of a road traffic collision that took place on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish.]A 39-year-old man is in critical condition while another male was “arrested for suspicion of driving whilst impaired” following a collision this evening... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Fatal Collision In Jamaica

Police Investigating Fatal Collision In Jamaica

A 54-year-old, reportedly having a “Bermuda address”, was allegedly involved in a fatal collision in which two people died in Jamaica, according to a report by Loop Jamaica. The report said, “Two pedestrians died as a result of injuries they sustained when they were mowed down by a motorcar along a main road in St James on Saturday night. The... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Denies Charge Of Causing Death

Court: Woman Denies Charge Of Causing Death

[Written by Don Burgess] A Warwick woman pleaded not guilty to causing the death of Rakai Augustus by careless driving. Kelly-Ann Damasio denied the charge after the indictment was reduced from causing death by dangerous driving. On October 28, 2017, Mr Augustus was a passenger in a car that was allegedly being driven by Ms Damasio when it struck... Read more of this article

Widower Taking Crash Case To English Court

Widower Taking Crash Case To English Court

“The widower of a Christchurch woman killed in a boat crash in Bermuda is trying to get further redress in the English courts,” according to a report from New Zealand’s Stuff. The story said, “Mary McKee was killed on June 1, 2017, after an inflatable boat, on which she was a passenger, was hit at night by a 5-metre Mako speedboat on Hamilton... Read more of this article

‘Devoted Father, Good Friend, Loyal Soldier’

‘Devoted Father, Good Friend, Loyal Soldier’

[Written by Don Burgess] A devoted father, a good friend, a loyal soldier, and a die-hard Manchester United fan are all ways to describe Richardo Gibbs. But to hurting family and friends, one word now looms large in describing him – missed. Mr Gibbs, 40, passed away this week after his bike collided with a wall on Harbour Road. His grieving sister... Read more of this article