Three women in the Desanclos family who were among those killed in Tabarre. From left to right, Sondjie, Josette Fils and Sardjie Desanclos, pictured with father and husband Jean Simson Desanclos. Social media photo courtesy via twitter account of Yvener Foeshter Joseph
Three women in the Desanclos family who were among those killed in Tabarre. From left to right, Sondjie, Josette Fils and Sardjie Desanclos, pictured with father and husband Jean Simson Desanclos. Social media photo courtesy via twitter account of Yvener Foeshter Joseph

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Armed bandits operating in Croix-des-Bouquets killed eight people, including a mother and her two daughters living in the Cité Doudoune neighborhood, over the weekend.

Josette Fils Desanclos and her two daughters Sardjie Desanclos, 24, and Sherwood Sondjie Desanclos, 28 were traveling in their car when the armed attackers killed them by immolation. Sondjie’s next birthday is on Aug. 23 

All three women were active members of the Roc Solide Church in Tabarre.

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I am Juhakenson Blaise, a journalist based in the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I cover the news that develops in this city and deals with other subjects related to the experience of Haitians for the Haitian Times newspaper. I am also a lover of poetry.

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Murdith Joseph is a social worker and journalist. She studied at the State University of Haiti and Maurice Communication. She first worked as a journalist presenter and reporter for Radio Sans Fin (RSF) then as a journalist reporter for Radio tele pacific and writting for the daily Le National. Today she joined the Haitian Times team and covers the news in Port-Au-Prince-Haiti.