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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

A City College of New York graduate, Onz Chery covers politics, health, crime and other topics for The Haitian Times. He previously wrote for Elite Sports New York and the Cosmopolitan Soccer League. Chery can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on twitter @onz_11.
Onz Chery
Sep. 14, 2020

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