Highway Patrol Trooper Killed in Haiti

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MIAMI, FL -- June 10, 2012

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper has been killed in Haiti.

Authorities said Trooper Jean Barthelus was fatally shot Friday night in Port Au Prince. He was an eight year veteran of the force. Barthelus was based in Miami.

It's unclear what prompted the shooting. No other details were immediately available.

Barthelus left behind a wife and daughter.

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  • by Anonymous 2 on Jun 11, 2012 at 01:08 PM
    I see what Anonymous is saying....look at the articles here and other news sourses and see how many are about black thugs killing each other.....Once something happens so often that is is just not news anymnore, just everyday life in that culture.
    • reply
      by truth on Jun 11, 2012 at 05:34 PM in reply to Anonymous 2
      i can tell from your comment that you are an ingnorant redneck country bumpkin that married your sister!!!!
      • reply
        by Anonymous on Jun 12, 2012 at 05:32 AM in reply to truth
        And I can tell from yours that you have no idea what you are talking about
  • by Concerned on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:41 AM
    Anonymous (G-E-T A L-I-F-E). No news there but you still manage to leave a comment. In the end it doesnt matter what color you are.Im not a judge but I pray you dont bust H E double hockey sticks wide open.
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      by Michelle on Jun 11, 2012 at 01:08 PM in reply to Concerned
      Then why are you judging?
  • by Pill Location: Top secret government lab on Jun 11, 2012 at 09:56 AM
    What was he doing in Haiti?
    • reply
      by truth on Jun 11, 2012 at 05:36 PM in reply to Pill
      maybe he was visiting family !! STUPID!!!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 11, 2012 at 05:46 AM
    Just more black thugs and violence, no news here, move on.
    • reply
      by ursorry on Jun 11, 2012 at 12:22 PM in reply to
      Won't you feel like doo doo if he was on a humanitarian mission.
    • reply
      by truth on Jun 11, 2012 at 05:35 PM in reply to
      just more hill billy redneck country bumpkin ignorant comments!!!
  • by Fleas on Jun 11, 2012 at 04:36 AM
    It makes me very very sad that this man though he was immune to fleas and it cost him his life.
  • by capy joseph Location: florida on Jun 10, 2012 at 06:27 PM
    zero (0) tolerance .the coupable should punish very hard it doesnt matter who killed him ( close or far) should pay for the crime. US FBI, DCPJ IN HAITI please do the best to find the killer
  • by STEVE on Jun 10, 2012 at 11:25 AM
    Prayers to the family. Sorry for your loss.
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