Breaking News: Haiti Police is conducting DNA test on "headless" corpse discovered during Photojournalist disappearance's investigation

Posted by LeNouvelliste on Thursday, March 29, 2018 Under: National
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"Bones, without the skull"
and "a hat" were recovered by the police on a vacant lot, in Sillon, locality of Palema, in Grand-Ravine, this Wednesday, March 28, 2018, entrusted the newspaper the director of PNH Western Department, Berson Soljour. These samples, sealed by a justice of the peace, were entrusted to the scientific police pending DNA analysis to determine whether or not it is the journalist Vladjimir Legagneur, continued the DDO / PNH.

The investigators will present the hat in question to the journalist's wife. "She told the police that her husband was wearing a hat when leaving his home," Berson Soljour said. The police are looking for the driver of the motorcycle that accompanied the journalist.

"The director general of the PNH has issued instructions to take this matter very seriously," said the DDO / PNH. "We have to wait for the DNA test to find out whether or not it is the corpse of our colleague," said Jeanty Junior Augustin, photographer, member of the K2D collective. He believes that this step in the file "shows that the cries of associations and walking have had an impact."

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"The PNH has started doing the work. It must continue. If the DNA reveals that these are the bones of Vladimir, they will have to be returned to the family for the funeral, " said Jeanty Junior Augustin, who wishes, in case the assassination is confirmed, that the legal proceedings are started against the authors.

The photographer has been missing since March 14th. On Radio Caraïbes, residents reported that the photographer had been beaten and beheaded.

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