4th police officer arrested in connection with killing of Haitian president

Haitian police said Friday that a fourth officer has been arrested in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.

National Police spokesperson Marie-Michelle Verrier said a total of 27 people have been arrested and others are still being sought in connection with the July 7 attack at the president's home.

Funeral for Jovenel Moïse held in his hometown as protesters clash with police

Another nine officers were being held in isolation for questioning — apparently among a total of 44 people held to determine what responsibility they may have had in the killing or to determine if they were negligent in their duties.

Authorities also asked for help from the general public.


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