Police Confirm Death Of Daunte Woods

October 26, 2020

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Oct 26] to provide an update on the fatal stabbing and double shooting. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below.

Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 14-minute replay is below

Update 5.20pm: A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], can confirm the death of 27-year-old Daunte Woods, who succumbed to injuries sustained in a stabbing incident which occurred shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Sunday 25th October.

“The BPS extends sincere condolences to Mr. Woods’ family and loved ones

“A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist them, during this difficult time.

“Mr. Woods was reportedly injured following a fracas which started during an event at the Somerset Cricket Club.

“As many as five males were reportedly injured during the initial incident, with one of them man now being treated at hospital for a stab wound to his abdomen.

“One of the injured males has been arrested in connection with the incident.

“The BPS is treating the death of Mr. Woods as a murder investigation and urges anyone with information to call the investigating officer Detective Sergeant, Dean Martin on, 717-2074.

“You may also call 211, main police number, 295-0011 or, the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.”

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