July 10, 2005
Case: Joseph Roche
Cultural editor of Le Matin, Port-au-Prince.
Kidnapped on July 10, 2005, his body was found on July 14.
He was driving in the city when he was kidnapped. His abductors demanded a $250,000 ransom. His body was found handcuffed and showing signs of torture and several gunshot wounds.
On August 30, 2007 Alby Joseph and Chéry Beaubrun were sentenced to life imprisonment.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Alby Joseph and Chéry Beaubrun.
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Wensley Boshomme, (a.k.a. Zachary Acceda and Bertold), a gangster suspected of participating in the murder, was arrested on October 8, 2007.
Suspects not charged: (+)