Police Confirm Death Of Osagi Bascome

December 18, 2021

The police have now officially named the man who was murdered this morning as Osagi Bascome, who was one of the island’s most talented footballers.

Speaking at a press conference this afternoon, the police confirmed they have launched a murder investigation and have appealed for anyone with information to please contact them.

Mr Bascome being presented with a certificate for his accomplishments at the Gold Cup in 2019

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The murder of Mr Bascome sent shockwaves through the island’s football community as they learned of the death of the well liked young man.

The talented footballer played professionally overseas with clubs including Bristol City and Darlington FC, and Darlington FC tweeted the photo below and said, “The club is devastated to learn of the passing of former player Osagi Bascome. Osagi joined the club in 2019 playing a memorable role in our FA Cup tie at Walsall. Everyone from the club’s thoughts are with Osagi’s family and friends.”

Photo via Darlington FC


Mr Bascome, a member of the well known Bascome family who excel in sports, played for Bermuda internationally in multiple tournaments and was a key part of the island’s history making Gold Cup team in 2019.

Speaking back in 2019 he expressed his pride at representing Bermuda internationally, saying it was an “amazing feeling” and “such an honour to be representing such a small country in this big occasion.”

Anyone with any information or footage from the event is urged to call the Police Serious Crime Unit on 295-0011 or 211 or you can call Crime Stoppers on 800-8477.

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