BPS Appeal For Information On Grave Desecration

November 19, 2020 | 4 Comments

[Updated] Noting that videos are circulating “showing individuals desecrating a grave,” the police called it a “vile and disrespectful act,” and appealed for anyone with any information to contact them so they can “bring the perpetrator/s to justice.”

A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of several videos circulating on social media showing individuals desecrating a grave at a centrally located cemetery.

“This vile and disrespectful act, is strongly condemned by the Bermuda Police Service, and we are looking to bring the perpetrator/s to justice.

“We would also ask that members of the public who my receive these videos, think of the families and love ones of the deceased and refrain from sharing or forwarding them.

“Inquiries into this matter are ongoing and detectives are appealing for anyone with any information to contact 211 or the confidential Crime Stoppers line on 800-8477.”

BPS Bermuda Police statement Nov 19 2020

Update 5.45pm: A Pembroke Parish Council spokesperson said, “The Pembroke Parish Council has today added its voice to the public outcry against the recent discovery of several graves that were desecrated at a centrally located cemetery.

Council Chair, Patricka Ferguson said the Council condemned the act, and those involved, in the strongest possible manner, noting “this level of disrespect is not representative of the Bermudian community.”

“The Pembroke Parish Council appeals to the community that if you are aware of any information regarding this, please respond to the appeal from police. If we as a community do not hold each other accountable, then we can only look at ourselves when we see the results of our lack of action.”

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  1. puzzled says:

    Since I don’t travel in that circle and have no clue where to look all else I can say is book em and jail em.

  2. Smh says:

    Go test there pee can’t u get dna from that

  3. Boston Whaler Owner says:

    Catch them and throw overboard!

    • wahoo says:

      That would violate their human rights (I know, I know) and could also be construed as pollution.

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