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British Farmer Was GB Murder Victim

The British man visiting family members in Grand Bahama who was killed during a home invasion there has been identified as 56-year-old Edgar George Dart of Winnipeg, Canada.

Online reports yesterday revealed more details about Dart and noted that he was farmer from and operated a feed business.

Police said it was around 7:00 Tuesday morning when a male reported that while at home with his family three masked men armed with a handgun and a machete entered their home and robbed them.

It was reported that an altercation occurred between the assailant and dart who was shot and killed.

EMS personnel responded and dart was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dart was said to be visiting his mother who lived in the upscale Emerald Bay area.

His school-aged son reportedly witnessed the murder.

Police are still requesting the public’s assistance in solving this matter.

No arrests have been made.

Housebreaking Arraignments

Two men were arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on charges of housebreaking and stealing.

Twenty-two-year-old Jonathan Pierre of Arden Forrest, Freeport, Grand Bahama was arraigned
before Deputy Chief Magistrate Helen Jones on three counts of housebreaking and stealing.

He pleaded guilty to one count of housebreaking and was sentenced to 18 months at Her
Majesty’s Prisons (HMP).

However, he pleaded not guilty to two counts of housebreaking and was remanded to HMP until June 3 for trial.

Also arraigned today was 24-year-old Joseph Bain of Colony Club, Freeport, Grand Bahama he also appeared before Deputy Magistrate Jones on one count of housebreaking and stealing.

He pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing and was fined $750.00 or three months at HMP.

On the charge of housebreaking he pleaded not guilty and was remanded until June 7 for trial.

These incidents were reported to have occurred between Friday February 7 and Friday March 7 this year in the Lucaya area.

Items stolen were televisions, jewellery, cash and clothing along with other items.

Items recovered were passports, two televisions, jewellery and clothing.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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