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Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva — who was convicted of the murder of Prince Edness — has his appeal dismissed by Bermuda’s Court of Appeal. The ruling said, “The Appellant, Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva, was convicted in the Supreme Court on 15 September 2015 of the murder of Prince Edness [“the deceased”]. “He was also 2 convicted of... Read more of this article

Pearman-Desilva Sentenced To Life For Murder

Pearman-Desilva Sentenced To Life For Murder

Jaquii Pearman-Desilva has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of the murder of Prince Edness, with the Court ruling he must serve a minimum of 35 years before being considered for parole. On December 7th 2014, police responded to a shooting that took place in Southampton, which saw 29-year-old Prince Edness fatally shot, and the... Read more of this article

Pearman-Desilva Found Guilty Of Edness Murder

Pearman-Desilva Found Guilty Of Edness Murder

[Updated] The jury has returned a verdict in the Supreme Court trial of Jaquii Pearman-Desilva, finding him guilty of murdering Prince Edness. On December 7th 2014, police responded to a shooting that took place in Southampton, which saw 29-year-old Prince Edness fatally shot, and the suspect fire at a police officer who was chasing them. Mr Pearman-Desilva,... Read more of this article

Court: Joshua Usher Cleared Of Edness Murder

Court: Joshua Usher Cleared Of Edness Murder

The court has ruled that Joshua Usher — who had been charged with the murder of Prince Edness — has no case to answer to and and directed the jury to find him not guilty of all charges. Mr. Usher was represented by lawyers Charles Richardson and Craig Attridge, who were assisted by Eron Hill. The defense team expressed that they were pleased... Read more of this article

Expert Testifies In Prince Edness Murder Trial

Expert Testifies In Prince Edness Murder Trial

The trial of two men accused of murdering Prince Edness continued in the Supreme Court, with a gunshot residue expert taking the stand. On December 7th 2014, police responded to a shooting that took place in Southampton, which saw 29-year-old Prince Edness [pictured] fatally shot, and the suspect[s] fire at a police officer who was chasing them. 20-year-old... Read more of this article

Court: Prince Edness Murder Trial Underway

Court: Prince Edness Murder Trial Underway

The trial of two men accused of murdering Prince Edness is underway in the Supreme Court, with 20-year-old Jaqui Pearman-Desilva and 22-year-old Joshua Usher both denying the charges. On December 7th 2014, police responded to a shooting that took place in Southampton, which saw 29-year-old Prince Edness fatally shot, and the suspect[s] fire at a police... Read more of this article

Court: Two Men Deny Murder Of Prince Edness

Court: Two Men Deny Murder Of Prince Edness

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments session this morning [Apr 1], two men denied the murder of Prince Edness. On December 7th 2014, police responded to a shooting that took place in Southampton, which saw 29 year old Prince Edness fatally shot, and the suspect[s] fire at a police officer who was chasing them. Jaqui Pearman DeSilva,... Read more of this article

Attorney-General: Landmark Cases Of 2014/15

Attorney-General: Landmark Cases Of 2014/15

While delivering the Ministry of Legal Affairs Budget Brief, Attorney-General Trevor Moniz provided an overview of what he said were “landmark cases” of 2014/2015, saying they “were of great public interest in that they involved high profile defendants and/or were complex both legally and factually.” The text below was extracted... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Charged With Prince Edness Murder

20 Year Old Charged With Prince Edness Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 7], a 20-year-old man was charged with the murder of Prince Edness, with Jaquii DeSilva Pearman facing multiple indictable charges. DeSilva Pearman was charged that being concerned with Joshua Usher, who was previously charged with the murder, that he unlawfully killed Prince Edness, used a firearm,... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Murder Of Prince Edness

Man Charged With Murder Of Prince Edness

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 29], a 21-year-old man was charged with the murder of Prince Edness. Joshua Usher faced charges including the murder of Prince Edness and using a firearm to commit the offence. On December 7th, police responded to a shooting that took place in Southampton, which saw 29 year old Prince Edness fatally... Read more of this article

Dion Hart Released, Murder Charges Dropped

Dion Hart Released, Murder Charges Dropped

[Updated] Dion Hart — had been remanded in custody earlier this week after being charged with the murder of Prince Edness – was today [Dec 19] released from custody, with officials confirming that the case against him was “discontinued” following the ”receipt and review of new evidence in the investigation.” Mr Hart... Read more of this article

Hart Charged With Murder [Charges Dropped]

Hart Charged With Murder [Charges Dropped]

[Updated: Charges dropped] Dion Hart was remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of Prince Edness in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 16]. Hart, a Pembroke resident, was charged with five offences including the murder of Prince Edness, using a firearm to commit the offence, using a firearm during flight and possessing a firearm and... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Edness Murder

Man Arrested In Connection With Edness Murder

[Updated - arrest made] A large contingent of police, including what appeared to be armed officers, were seen at various places across the island this morning [Dec 9], with the police confirming they were “looking for key individuals in the Prince Edness murder.” On Sunday evening, police responded to a shooting in Southampton that saw 29... Read more of this article