French couple shot dead in Haiti while seeking adoption, officials say

Two French citizens were shot dead in Port-au-Prince at the weekend shortly after flying into the Haitian capital to adopt…

Two French citizens were shot dead in Port-au-Prince at the weekend shortly after flying into the Haitian capital to adopt a child, diplomatic and other sources told AFP Monday.

An official at the French embassy confirmed that a French couple had been killed, without giving further details of the exact circumstances of their deaths.

According to two other sources, however, the couple were from the Ardeche region of southeastern France and had arrived in the Caribbean country to adopt a child.

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