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Media Relations Dept.
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E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Tuesday, July 20,2021
Distribution: All Media

Investigation Still Active on 4th Anniversary of Jahcari Francis' Murder

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the murder of Jahcari Francis.

Jahcari was shot to death while he was inside of a residence on Upland Street, Devonshire approximately 10:40pm the 19th July 2017 and the investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death remains active.

Lead Investigator, Acting Detective Inspector Jason Smith said, “The police have interviewed several persons and your cooperation is much appreciated. However, there are several people who witnessed suspicious activity on Upland Street, Devonshire that evening. Your cooperation is critical to bringing closure to this investigation.

We once again appeal to those members of our community who were in the area of Upland Street at the material time to come forward.

As has been seen in previous investigations, when the police and public work together we can solve these cases.”

Anyone with information is asked to make contact with Senior Investigations Officer Acting Detective Inspector Jason Smith on 717-0864 or email at jsmith2@bps.bm.

Alternatively, you may also contact 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