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E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Tuesday, December 05,2023
Distribution: All Media

Separate Firearms Warrants: Murder Suspects Arrested & Firearms Seized

On Friday, December 1st, 2023, police executed a firearms warrant at a Smith’s Parish residence as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of Mr. Wilfred Outerbridge Jr.

A 26-year-old male was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and items liable for seizure recovered.

A second suspect, also a 26-year-old male, who was being sought in connection with the murder of Mr. Ourterbridge, was arrested when police officers assisted by the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard, intercepted a vessel in Bermuda’s waters, shortly after 12:30 p.m. on the same day.

Both men were transported to the Hamilton Police Station where they were processed and detained. They were subsequently bailed pending further investigations.

Wilfred Outerbridge, a father of three, was shot while at his Railway Trail, Warwick, residence, around 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21st.

He later succumbed to his injuries at hospital.

On Saturday, Decmember 2nd, police executed a firearms warrant at a location in St. George.

Two firearms were recovered, along with several rounds of ammunition, a quantity of suspected controlled drugs and an amount of cash.

A 28-year-old male has been arrested and bailed in relation to the seizure of these items.

Anyone with information on the murder of Wilfred Outerbridge Jr or, the items recovered during the operation on Saturday, December 2nd, is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Odessa Philip on 717-2193 or, by e-mail at ophilip@bps.bm.

You may also share the information with a police officer you know or, via the Community Reporting Portal at https://portal.police.bm. Alternatively, call the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department