The head of security at Haiti's presidential palace is in custody in connection with President Jovenel Moïse's assassinated on July 7 at his Port-au-Prince home, according to reports.
Dimitri Hérard, who is the head of the General Security Unit of the National Palace, was questioned at the Inspector General's office on Wednesday, then transferred to a police station in Port-au-Prince, his associate Carl Martin told CNN.
Martin told CNN that he's coordinating Hérard's legal defense team.
It's unclear what - if any- charges Hérard is facing. Bed-ford Claude, a Haitian prosecutor, told The Washington Post, 'The justice [system] wants him to answer questions.'
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Dimitri Hérard, who is the head of the General Security Unit of the National Palace, was questioned at the Inspector General's office on Wednesday. It's unclear what he's charged with
Jovenal Moise, the president of Hait, was murdered in the early hours of July 7 at his home in the capital city, Port-au-Prince
Security forces inspect at the site after an attack at the residence of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on July 7
Four high-ranking members of the president’s security detail are being held in isolation, according to the National Police, but they didn't say if Hérard was one of the them.
The Haitian National Police announced the arrest of two more people in connection with the assassination, including Gilbert Dragon, a former police superintendent, and Reynaldo Corvington, who's accused of providing shelter to the assassins.
Corvington owns a private security company called Corvington Courier & Security Service, which he established in 1982, according to its website, which provides tips on how to survive a kidnapping.
During their arrests, Haitian National Police said in a statement that they found several bullet cartridges, an AR-15, two handguns and bulletproof vests in Dragon's home.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 63, who was arrested in Haiti, i accused of being an organizer of the assassination plot
And found eight rifles, three grenades and a vehicle when Corvington was arrested, according to police.
These arrests come just three days after Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 63, who's accused of organized the assignation