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Court: Collisha Burch Found Not Guilty

Court: Collisha Burch Found Not Guilty

A 31-year-old woman has been found not guilty of causing the death of another woman, with Collisha Burch being found not guilty in the Supreme Court of causing the death of Kerry Hollis by driving with a dangerous substance in her system and death by careless driving. Kerry Petty Hollis, a 38-year-old mother of two, died following a road traffic collision... Read more of this article

Dunkley Extends Condolences To Burchall Family

Dunkley Extends Condolences To Burchall Family

Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley extended his condolences to the family of Mazhye Burchall, who was killed in a road traffic collision this weekend. Mr Burchall, 20, was an extremely talented footballer, who played for the Bermuda U20 team and also played locally, with teams paying tribute to the footballer this weekend, wearing... Read more of this article

Footballers Pay Tribute To Mazhye Burchall

Footballers Pay Tribute To Mazhye Burchall

[Written by Don Burgess] Robin Hood Football Club paid tribute to Mazhye Burchall on Saturday night. Mr Burchall, 20, was killed earlier in the day in a motorcycle collision in Paget. Robin Hood players and coaches said that Mr Burchall would have wanted them to play the game against Devonshire Cougars. The team and staff wore black armbands, and there... Read more of this article

Police Confirm The Death Of Mazhye Burchall

Police Confirm The Death Of Mazhye Burchall

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision on South Road in Paget this morning [Sept 15] where a motorcyclist was seriously injured after colliding with a wall, according to police. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police and other first responders attended a report of a serious road traffic collision that took place on South... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Collision

Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Collision

Police tonight [Sept 11] have confirmed the arrest of a 38-year-old man in connection with the fatal collision that claimed the life of 18-year-old Jen-Naya Simmons on 15th July, 2018 on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish. A police spokesperson said, “A 38-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal road collision that claimed... Read more of this article

Police Seek Witnesses To Fatal Collision Scene

Police Seek Witnesses To Fatal Collision Scene

The police continue to investigate the motorcycle collision that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Jen-Naya Simmons on July 15th on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, saying they would like to “speak to the driver and occupants of a silver coloured Suzuki APV vanette” which they believe “came upon the scene of this collision very... Read more of this article

Court: Jury Sees Video Of Defendant’s Interview

Court: Jury Sees Video Of Defendant’s Interview

[Written by Don Burgess] “I never saw those points. They didn’t have any lights on, any running lights… I saw them at the last possible second.” Andrew Lake spoke those words to police investigators in a videotaped interrogation the day after his boat ran over the top of a Rigid Inflatable Boat [RIB] that New Zealand visitor Mary... Read more of this article

Fatal Collision: Court Hears Police Testimony

Fatal Collision: Court Hears Police Testimony

[Written by Don Burgess] “I may have been going too fast.” Those were the words jurors heard from police officers who say Andrew Lake spoke to them after allegedly crashing into a boat resulting in the death of New Zealand visitor Mary McKee on June 1, 2017. Mr Lake has denied a charge of manslaughter in the death of Mrs McKee, who was... Read more of this article

Court: Witnesses Testify In Fatal Collision Trial

Court: Witnesses Testify In Fatal Collision Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] “I just screamed because there was no way I thought anybody would survive.” Jurors heard that as part of an emotional testimony from a witness of the fatal boat crash involving an America’s Cup visitor from New Zealand. One witness, from California, recounted the details leading up to and after Andrew Lake’s boat, the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 50-Year-Old Keith Trott

Police Confirm Death Of 50-Year-Old Keith Trott

The police have now confirmed the death of 50-year-old Keith Trott who died as a result of what the police said appears to be a single vehicle collision that took place on August 2nd, and said Mr Trott’s death marks the 8th road traffic fatality of the year. A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 50-year-old... Read more of this article

Court: Trial Underway In Fatal Boat Collision Case

Court: Trial Underway In Fatal Boat Collision Case

[Written by Don Burgess] Photos of boats involved and a panicked 911 call were all part of yesterday’s [Aug 14] testimony at a trial of a man charged with the manslaughter of New Zealand visitor Mary McKee during last year’s America’s Cup. In December of last year, Andrew Lake pled not guilty to unlawfully killing Mrs McKee when his 17 foot... Read more of this article

Jury Selection Begins In Fatal Boat Collision Trial

Jury Selection Begins In Fatal Boat Collision Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] Jury selection began this morning [Aug 13] for a Southampton man charged with the powerboat death of New Zealand visitor Mary McKee during last year’s America’s Cup. In December of last year, Andrew Lake pled not guilty to unlawfully killing Mrs McKee, 62, on June 1, 2017.At that time he also pled not guilty with... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm The Death Of Jen-Naya Simmons

BPS Confirm The Death Of Jen-Naya Simmons

The police have confirmed the death of 18-year-old Jen-Naya Simmons, which marks the seventh road traffic fatality for 2018. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 18-year-old Jen-Naya Simmons who is the seventh road traffic fatality victim for 2018. The Service would like to extend our sincere condolences... Read more of this article