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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Wednesday, June 14,2017
Distribution: All Media

Sudden Death of American Visitor Thomas Power

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 81 year old Thomas Power and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Power, said to be from Virginia, got into difficulty while swimming near the beach at Pompano Beach Club in Southampton around 11:40am Tuesday, June 13th.

The American visitor was assisted to shore and CPR was performed.

He was then rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, where he was later pronounced dead.

Foul play is not suspected and a Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to provide support to the deceased’s family at this time.

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