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Haitian Pilot Arrested in President’s Assassination

Haiti’s Police Chief yesterday announced that a Haitian man accused of flying into the country on a private jet and working with the masterminds and alleged assassins behind the killing of President Jovenel Moïse had been arrested.

The suspect has been identified as Christian Emmanuel Sanon, who is alleged to have been residing in Florida.

According to the AP, Haitian law enforcement said the alleged killers who have been described as specialized commandos, were protecting Sanon as the supposed president of Haiti.  Police Chief Léon Charles, disclosed that officers found several items at his house, including a hat emblazoned with the logo of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, 20 boxes of bullets, gun parts, four automobile license plates from the Dominican Republic, two cars, and correspondence with unidentified people.

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in a brazen attack early Wednesday at his private home. His wife, Martine Moïse, was seriously wounded and to be flown to Miami and remains hospitalized.

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