Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

August 28, 2018

A 24-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were arrested today [Aug 28] “in connection with the murder of 25- year-old Danshun Swann,” the police have confirmed.

Yesterday, the police confirmed that Mr Swann was stabbed during a “large fight involving a group of males outside Southampton Rangers Sports Club.”

Video of the police press conference held yesterday

This afternoon, a police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that a 24-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were arrested today [August 28th] in connection with the murder of 25-year-old Danshun Swann and both men remain in police custody at this time.

“A 19-year-old man arrested Monday [August 27th] in relation to the melee that occurred around 12:10am that day outside Southampton Rangers Sports Club has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. The teenager was initially said to be 28 years of age.

“The investigation regarding the fatal stabbing of Mr. Swann continues, with detectives renewing their appeal for the drivers of three private cars that passed along South Road at the time of the melee to come forward.

“The drivers of these cars are of particular interest to the investigation, as they would have witnessed the events as they unfolded.

“Members of the public with relevant information are still urged to call the investigating officers Acting Detective Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford at 717-0773 or Acting Detective Inspector Jason Smith on 717-0864, the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1739 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477 at the earliest opportunity.”

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