Sudden Death

Sun, 2005-07-24

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 52 year old Jean-Paul Gauthier of Smith’s parish. Around 12:10 this morning, Mr. Gauthier was found in an unresponsive state by a member of staff in Flanagan’s Sports Bar on Front Street in the City of Hamilton. Paramedics attended the scene and attempted to revive the victim, but their efforts were unsuccessful. Mr. Gauthier was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:30am by an on call physician. Foul play has not been ruled out. Inquiries into this incident are underway. The Bermuda Police Service extends its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased.

Weekend Activity

Over the weekend there were 3 people arrested for suspicion of impaired driving and 6 incidents of breaking and entering (2 in Pembroke, 1 in St. George’s, 1 in Sandy’s parish, 1 in Warwick and 1 in Paget). There were also 22 damage only road traffic collisions and 12 road traffic collisions resulting in injury.

Media Note

At 1pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 the Bermuda Police Service will hold a press conference in the Reserve Police Headquarters in Prospect regarding the Cup Match holiday. In attendance will be Assistant Commissioner Carlton Adams, Roxanne Christopher of the Bermuda Road Safety Council and Neil Paynter, President of the St. George’s Cricket Club.