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Suspect arrested in police officer’s deadly nightclub shooting

Police officer Michel-Ange François (right) and her alleged murderer Sindor Obenson (left). Photo credit: TripFoumi Enfo

Police said they have arrested a man they said shot and killed police officer Michel-Ange François last weekend. 

Suspect Sindor Obenson tried to flee on a motorcycle along National Route #2 in the Southern Department on Monday night, but police gave chase and arrested him. A passenger who was on the motorcycle with Obenson managed to escape. 

Obenson, 28, had in his possession two firearms, one of which belonged to François, police said. Police also found two cell phones, two rings, about $275 in cash, and an Identification Card belonging to someone named Pierre Louis Katiana.

François was shot several times at a nightclub in Pétion-Ville on Sunday morning. Source

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
Oct. 21, 2020

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