BPS Name Murder Victim: 18-Yr-Old Laje Franklin

April 7, 2022

The police have now named the young man who was fatally shot in St David’s as 18-year-old Laje Franklin.

A police spokesperson  said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the identity of the young man who was gunned down in St David’s as 18-year-old Laje Franklin from St. George’s and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Laje Franklin

“The investigation into his murder continues and anyone who has any CCTV, dash cams or video door bells with footage from 10:30pm to 11:30pm on Tuesday 5th April 2022 around St. George’s and St. David’s is asked to secure the footage, as it may be vital to the investigation.”

Detective Chief Inspector Peter Stableford said, “I would like to thank the public, as many people have already come forward offering information and support to the police. It is a testament to the closeness of the community in the east of the island that has been impacted by this killing.”

The police added, “Any relevant footage can be uploaded directly to the police at https://portal.police.bm/crime and anyone with any information is urged to call 211 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477 as soon as possible.”

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