MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Police in Colombia said its citizens implicated in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse were recruited by four companies and traveled to Haiti in two groups via the Dominican Republic.
The U.S., meanwhile said it would send senior FBI and Homeland Security officials to help in the investigation.READ MORE: Cleveland Clinic Weston Once Again #1 Hospital In Miami-Fort Lauderdale Metro Area
Haitian National Police Chief Léon Charles said 17 suspects have been detained in the brazen killing of Moïse that stunned a nation already reeling from poverty, widespread violence and political instability.READ MORE: Calls Continue For Cuban Embassy In DC To Be Shut Down
As the investigation moved forward, the killing took on the air of a complicated international conspiracy. Besides the Colombians, among those detained by police were two Haitian-Americans, who have been described as translators for the attackers.MORE NEWS: Florida Argues CDC Violated Cruise Case Injunction
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