Sun | Aug 19, 2018

Bermuda police make arrest in killing of Jamaican man, country's fifth murder since 2017

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 1:14 PM

Bermuda Police say they have made two arrests in connection with the killing of a 30-year-old Jamaican man last Friday.

Morlan Steede was reportedly killed by a lone gunman who chased him through the back streets of Pembroke parish.

Steede, who was married and the father of a four-year-old daughter, was shot several times before collapsing in the middle of Parsons Road on the outskirts of Hamilton.

The Bermuda Police confirmed they were looking at the possibility that the killing was related to a drugs feud.

One of the men, who is in his early 20s, has since been released on police bail, while the other man, who is in his mid-20, is still in custody.

Detective Sergeant Jason Smith told a news conference that Steede was not known to police.

Steede’s death marks Bermuda’s third gun killing and fifth murder for the year.