Murder of Steven Jireh Iris
Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 22 year old Steven Jireh Iris. Steven died as a result of a stabbing that took place outside of a residence of Glebe Road near Roberts Avenue in Devonshire. Circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear and the exact time of the incident is unknown but Police were alerted to the scene by a 911 call at around 9:20am on Friday. Mr. Iris was taken to the KEMH via private vehicle with serous stab wounds to the abdomen. Doctors worked unsuccessfully to save his life and he was pronounced dead at 4:40pm. A 22 year old Devonshire male has been arrested and assisting police with inquiries into this murder.
Police are appealing for anyone in the Glebe Road area who may have seen anything suspicious around 8:30am-9:30am or anyone who may have been at KEMH around 9:20-9:30am who would have witnessed a white Clio car with males who walked into the emergency department with the victim, please contact Acting Detective Inspector Dennis Astwood on 247-1008 or the confidential crimestoppers hotline on 800-8477.
The Bermuda Police Service extends our sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased.