Premier David Burt extended his condolences to the family and friends of former MP Darius Tucker after police confirmed his sudden death.

“A terrible tragedy,” said Premier Burt.

“Darius was a warm, kind-hearted person, and a genuinely down-to-earth individual. His untimely passing is immensely sad. His outgoing personality and incredible work ethic made him a welcome addition to the Legislature and the Island is grateful for his public service. On behalf of the Government and people of Bermuda, I express heartfelt condolences to his wife and family as they deal with such a great personal loss.”

Speaking at a news conference yesterday, Detective Chief Inspector Sherwin Joseph, said: “We can now confirm that the person found in the vehicle has been identified as Mr Darius Tucker.

“Please join me in expressing our condolences to the wife and family of Mr Tucker,” he added.

“The Bermuda Police Service has appointed a Family Liaison Officer to the family, as we continue to support them during this difficult time.

“Our investigations continue into this most unfortunate incident, led by our Criminal Investigations Unit. They have completed several actions and continue to pursue several lines of inquiry, so that we can understand what has occurred.”

Meanwhile, the appeal to anyone with CCTV in the St David’s area is urged to “please review your cameras from around 6:30pm on Sunday, March 6, 2022.

“We are particularly interested in the movements of a white motor van, registration number IN3074, with a DTS logo on the side, which was last seen heading into St David’s around that time and date.

“We ask that if you have any information that would assist us with our investigation that you contact Detective Inspector Derricka Burns at 717-0921, or 295-0011,” said Mr Joseph.

“We would also like to thank the members of our community who came out in numbers in search of Darius. Your efforts have not gone unnoticed by the family of Mr Tucker.”