10-28-2006, 05:08 PM #1Former Member
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Jamaica - Boxer Trevor Berbick, 52, bludgeoned to death, Norwich, 28 Oct 2006
Police: Former boxer Berbick found dead
Trevor Berbick (left) takes on Muhammad Ali in 1981.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick was found dead in a church courtyard Saturday with chop wounds to his head in a suspected homicide.
Berbick, who was believed to be 52 and was beset by legal problems following his retirement from the ring, lost his heavyweight title to Mike Tyson and was the last boxer to fight Muhammad Ali.
Berbick's body was discovered about 6:30 a.m. in his hometown parish of Portland, constable Beverly Howell said. He was pronounced dead by a local doctor in the courtyard.
09-21-2015, 03:54 AM #2
From January 2008:
Twenty-one year-old Harold Berbick was yesterday sentenced to life imprisonment for the "vicious" 2006 murder of his famous boxing champion uncle, Trevor Berbick, while his 19-year-old accomplice was ordered to spend the next 14 years behind bars at hard labour.
Harold Berbick, a computer technician, was ordered by Justice Christine McDonald in the Home Circuit Court to serve 20 years of his life sentence before being considered for parole.
He was found guilty of murder in the Portland Circuit Court last December and his accomplice, Kenton Gordon, a labourer, was found guilty of manslaughter in the October 2006 killing of the boxer...
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