The body of a Haitian woman who died in Chile over a month ago is still in the morgue

Confusion, lack of money, Joane Florvil is still in the morgue in Chile nearly a month after her death. Her family wants to repatriate her body for a "National Funeral" in Haiti but they don't have a dime, according to a Chile newspaper.

PHOTO: Joane Florvil - Haitian woman Dead in CHILE

28-year-old Joane Florvil died in the hands of authorities in Chile after she was arrested on August 30th in an incident where she was wrongly accused, according to members of the Haitian community, of having abandoned her two-month old child.

Read: A Haitian Woman, Joane Florvil, died in CHILE after receiving a severe blow to the head during a wrongful arrest

There seems to a bit of confusion over who gets the body where the funeral of Joane Florvil will be held.

cooperativa.cl reports...

On October 12, there was a request, to deliver Joane's remains to her husband Wilfred Fidele; however, Joane's parents wants her body repatriated to Haiti. But there's only one problem... No money...

Realyno Florvil, Joane's brother told a Chilean newspaper: "We are reviewing with the government of Haiti what process we will use to repatriate Joane's body to Haiti."

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Haiti Nouvelles says...

Le corps d'une Haitienne morte au Chili il y a plus d'un mois est toujours à la morgue

Confusion, manque d'argent, Joane Florvil est toujours à la morgue au Chili près d'un mois après sa mort. Sa famille veut rapatrier son corps pour une "Funérailles nationale" en Haiti mais ils n'ont pas un sou, selon un journal chilien.

Joane Florvil, 28 ans, est décédée aux mains des autorités du Chili après avoir été arrêtée le 30 août dans un incident où elle a été accusée à tort, selon des membres de la communauté haïtienne, d'avoir abandonné son enfant de deux mois.

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