Detective Inspector Mark Clarke at Monday morning's press conference. *Photo by Danny McDonald
Detective Inspector Mark Clarke at Monday morning's press conference. *Photo by Danny McDonald
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TUESDAY, MAY 6, UPDATE: The Bermuda Police Service continues to appeal for the public's assistance in locating 67 year old Canadian visitor William Grange, who was last seen on the evening of Friday, May 2nd in area of the Cambridge Beaches Resort.

He was last seen wearing beige pants, a blue shirt, brown jacket and brown shoes and is described as a Caucasian male, 5'9" tall with white hair, who suffers from short term memory loss.

Today, additional officers from the Police Support Unit as well as K9 officers with police dogs will be searching for Mr. Grange in the following areas:

  • Willow Bank
  • Cambridge Beaches
  • 9 Beaches
  • Westover Farm
  • Dockyard

Police are also following up on alleged sightings in the eastern parishes. Once again, anyone who may have seen or who may have any information on the whereabouts of 67 year old Canadian visitor Mr. William Grange is urged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011 immediately, reporting all relevant information.




MONDAY, MAY 5, UPDATE (Detective Inspector Mark Clarke, additional details by Danny McDonald): The Bermuda Police Service continues to appeal for the public's assistance in locating 67 year old Canadian visitor William Grange who was last seen on Friday evening in area of the Cambridge Beach resort . We are concerned for his safety and have mobilized two additional search teams [Currently, 10 police are specifically tasked with finding Mr. Grange.]. Searches of the Cambridge Beaches Resort property as well as the surrounding Sandys parish area have proved unsuccessful to date. 

The Bermuda Police Service has conducted a land and sea searches since Friday night, and locating Mr. Grange is a high priority. 

[Bermuda Police believe Mr. Grange and his wife had planned to visit the island for five days. He was last seen Friday evening, when he went for a stroll around the Cambridge Beaches property by himself. He did not return.]

He was last seen wearing beige pants, a blue shirt, brown jacket and brown shoes and is described as a white male, 5'9" tall with white hair, who suffers from short term memory loss.

[Mr. Clarke said Mr. Grange suffered from short term memory loss, but said he did not know if he suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.]

We are in the process of trying to mobilize community efforts with a view to further assist our efforts. There have been a few sightings thus far in the eastern end of the island but nothing as of yet has yielded any credible results.

It should be noted that all ports of entry have been canvassed and he has not officially left the island.

[Det. Clarke deflected a question about whether Mr. Grange could have somehow swept out to sea.]

Again locating 67 year old William Grange is a critical priority for the Service and we are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating him. 

The Bermuda Police Service has appointed a Family Liaison Officer to assist the family in these trying times.

I will be heading up this missing person report and coordinating all efforts.

[“At this point, our options are open and we are looking for him actively,” Det. Clarke said.]

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Mr. William Grange is urged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011 immediately, reporting all information.



SUNDAY, MAY 4, UPDATE: On Sunday, police were still searching for a Canadian man, who suffers from short-term memory loss, has gone missing.

The Bermuda Police Service is calling on the public for help locating the missing visitor.

William Grange, 67, is visiting from  Ontario Canada and staying at Cambridge Beaches.  He is described as a white male 5’9 white hair he was last seen wearing beige pants, blue  shirt brown jacket and brown shoes.

He suffers from short-term memory loss.

Apparently the Ontario resident was reported missing Friday night from his vacation accommodation, Cambridge Beaches Resort in Sandys parish.

Initial searches of the Cambridge Beaches Resort property as well as the surrounding Sandys parish area have failed to locate the 67 year old visitor.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of 67 year old Canadian William Grange is urged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011 immediately.