Detective Chief Inspector Na’imah Astwood – Over the past weekend the Bermuda Police Service responded to two separate and unconnected reports of stabbings.
The first incident occurred around 3:00am on Sunday, March 5th, 2017.
Police initially responded to a report of a disturbance on Front Street in the City of Hamilton, in the vicinity of Bermuda Bistro at the Beach.
Around 9:50pm on Saturday, March 4th police responded to a reported disturbance at Somerset Cricket Club.
It appears that an incident took place between players of Somerset Trojans and Robin Hood near the end of their football match.
However, apparently there were no reported injuries.
Around 11pm Sunday, March 5th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported disturbance along Crow Lane in Pembroke, in the vicinity of Blue Waters Anglers Club.
It appears that two men were involved in an altercation.
One of the men involved, a 28 year old Devonshire man, was injured and rushed via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The Bermuda Police Service Central Community Action Team will be holding community outreach clinics at the following days, times and locations this week.
Tuesday, March 7th from 11:00am until 3:00pm at Rural Hill Plaza in Paget.
Wednesday, March 8th from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire.
The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 47 year old Rochelle Butterfield and extends condolences to her family and friends.
It has since been confirmed that Mrs. Butterfield was the pillion passenger on a motorcycle ridden by her 51 year old husband in a westerly direction (not east as initially reported) when they went off the road along Kindley Field Road, St. George's in the vicinity of Stone Crusher Corner around 1:30am Wednesday, March 1st.
At last check earlier this afternoon (Wednesday, March 1st) the 4 year old boy injured by a truck around 5:15pm Monday, February 27th while riding his bicycle in the Seawall Drive, Sandys parish area had been transferred from the Intensive Care Unit to a general ward at the hospital in stable condition.
Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward should contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.
Around 1:30am Wednesday, March 1st police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle crash on Kindley Field Road in St. George's.
Initial information suggests that a male motorcyclist believed to be a 51 year old Pembroke man and his female pillion passenger, believed to be a 47 year old Pembroke woman, were traveling in an easterly direction when they went off the road.