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Police arrest fourth person in Dorval murder investigation

Pictures of the badges found on Vilpique Dunès. Photo credit: Trip Foumi

The Haitian National Police (PNH) have arrested Vilpique Dunès as part of the Monferrier Dorval murder investigation. Ducarmel Gabriel, the government’s commissioner, made the announcement during a press conference Sept. 11 in Pétion-Ville, Port-au-Prince.

The police found a National Palace badge on Dunès, Gabriel said. However, officials have not confirmed Dunès’s occupation.

“Even if he’s working in heaven, we’re arresting him,” Gabriel said. “There’s no tolerance in this investigation.”

Police previously arrested three suspects in Dorval’s murder earlier this month, one of whom had Dorval’s phone. Dorval, who was head of the Port-au-Prince bar, was shot dead inside his home Aug. 28, hours after a radio interview. Continue reading

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

Onz Chery started his writing career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League, and other local leagues. After graduating, Onz became one of ESNY's sports journalists then joined The Haitian Times.
Onz Chery
Sep. 14, 2020

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