Mireille Durocher Bertin assassination
Here is a picture of Mrs. Durocher Bertin died at the age of 35. She was a well known lawyer assassinated by bandits in Port-au-Prince
She was assassinated in a white Subaru in which Mireille Durocher Bertin was traveling
It was reported that gunmen in a red Mitsubishi jeep shot up the front tire to stop the car. They then got close to the window and fired from both sides of the car. Mireille Durocher Bertin and her driver were shot many more times.
The death of this prominent lawyer was a symbol used by many to get back at the government of Jean Bertrand Aristide. This death has become a rallying point for members of various groups who wanted an end o the Lavalas regime . They all attributed the shooting to President Aristide's supporters. The supporters of President Jean Bertrand Aristide denied any involvement on the crime.