The Bermuda Police Service has confirmed the death of 37-year-old Mr Sotunji Burgess who died while travelling on a commercial airline flight en route to Bermuda.

Mr Burgess became unresponsive while travelling on a Jet Blue flight from New York on Sunday, December 10th. A spokesman said: “Despite lifesaving efforts by the airline’s crew as well as local EMTs transporting him to hospital, he was later pronounced dead.

“An autopsy of the deceased has been completed and the results verify that he died of natural causes,” he added. He also extended sincere condolences to his family and friends.