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Kenyan Police Make Arrests Following Murder

Kenyan Police Make Arrests Following Murder

Kenyan police are holding three suspects in connection with the murder of Richard Tirop Kessio – a three time Bermuda Marathon champion — who was murdered in January 2018, according to a story in Citizen Digital. The story said, “Police in Eldoret are holding three suspects in connection with the murder of Richard Tirop Kessio – a road running... Read more of this article

Bermudian Student Killed In United Kingdom

Bermudian Student Killed In United Kingdom

Nottinghamshire police have launched a murder investigation after 17-year-old Bermudian student Lyrico Steede died after suffering serious injuries after being attacked in Bulwell. A statement from the Nottinghamshire Police in the UK said, “A 17-year-old who suffered serious injuries in a stabbing in Bulwell last week has died. “Lyrico... Read more of this article

Court: Jeffrey Bevan Sentenced To Seven Years

Court: Jeffrey Bevan Sentenced To Seven Years

A Welsh Court has sentenced Jeffrey Bevan to 7 years and 4 months in prison after he was convicted of laundering £1.3 million [$1.8], and local officials confirm that confiscation proceedings have started in order to recover the funds stolen from the Bermuda Government. Mr Bevan, an accountant from Wales, was employed as Payments Manager for the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Crew Member Sues Following Murder Photos

Crew Member Sues Following Murder Photos

Princess Cruises has filed a motion to dismiss and compel arbitration in Bermuda after photographer Jean Luc Van Wyk filed legal action in California seeking damages for emotional distress after being told to photograph a murder scene onboard the Bermuda-registered Emerald Princess cruise ship. Murder On Cruise Ship The Emerald Princess left Seattle... Read more of this article

Bermuda Marathon Champion Killed In Kenya

Bermuda Marathon Champion Killed In Kenya

Kenyan police have launched a murder probe after Richard Tirop Kessio — – a three time Bermuda Marathon Champion — and his friend were killed, according to a report from Citizen Digital. The story said, “Police in Eldoret have launched a murder probe after Richard Tirop Kessio – a road running specialist – and his friend were killed... Read more of this article

History: Spy’s Life Included Time In Bermuda

History: Spy’s Life Included Time In Bermuda

A man who was once imprisoned in Bermuda went on to live an incredibly colourful life filled with drama, danger, and high adventure. Initially brought to Bermuda as a Boer prisoner after escaping from prison in Portugal, he ended up becoming a spy, faking his own death at the hands Amazonian natives, and escaping from another prison after pretending... Read more of this article

American Consulate’s Flag At Half Mast

American Consulate’s Flag At Half Mast

Following the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas which left 59 people dead and over 500 people injured, the flag at the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda has been lowered to half mast as a mark of respect for the victims. A Consulate spokesperson said, “It’s a heart-breaking day for those affected by this senseless tragedy. Right now, our thoughts are... Read more of this article

Smith On Lockdown During Las Vegas Shooting

Smith On Lockdown During Las Vegas Shooting

[Written by Don Burgess] Three-time Olympian Tyrone Smith was in lockdown at the Luxor Hotel for six hours in Las Vegas after the shooter rained down bullets upon country music fans. At least 59 people are dead, and 527 injured after Stephen Paddock smashed out a window with a hammer at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and then opened fire on the crowd at the... Read more of this article

Simmons & Lightbourne Jailed In The UK

Simmons & Lightbourne Jailed In The UK

Sharnell Simmons and Kyle Lightbourne were jailed in the UK following their convictions in a cocaine smuggling plot, according to a story in the Hull Daily Mail. The story said “A cleaner at Hull’s ferry terminal uncovered a cocaine-smuggling plot when she found £24,500 worth of the Class A drug hidden beneath tourism leaflets in the arrivals... Read more of this article

171 Pounds Of Cannabis Seized In Barbados

171 Pounds Of Cannabis Seized In Barbados

171 lbs of cannabis and a yacht were seized off the shores of Barbados and two Bermudian men are currently assisting police in their investigations,” according to a story from Loop News Barbados. The story said “Members of the Drug Squad, Police Marine Unit, and the Barbados Coast Guard, successfully intercepted a vessel off the shores of Barbados... Read more of this article

Ben Ainslie: ‘Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To All’

Ben Ainslie: ‘Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To All’

“Hard to take the news of more attacks in London. Thoughts and prayers go out to all those involved,” Sir Ben Ainslie said. The comments from Ainslie — the skipper of British team Land Rover BAR who is in Bermuda taking part in the America’s Cup — follow after last night’s terror attack in London, which left seven... Read more of this article

Premier: Thoughts & Prayers With Manchester

Premier: Thoughts & Prayers With Manchester

[Updated] Premier Michael Dunkley has written to British Prime Minister Theresa May expressing Bermuda’s “shock and horror” following last night’s terrorist attack in Manchester. In a formal letter on behalf of Bermuda, the Premier wrote, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, those injured, and... Read more of this article

Cayman Officers Will Not Be Prosecuted

Cayman Officers Will Not Be Prosecuted

Cayman’s director of public prosecutions has ruled that the police officers involved in a fatal shooting will not be charged following a report from the Bermuda Police Service according to a report from the Cayman News Service. Officers from the Bermuda Police Service traveled to Cayman Islands earlier this year to assist, with the Cayman police... Read more of this article