General Luis Fernando Navarro, center, the commander of the Colombian armed forces, and General Jorge Luis Vargas, right, the head of the national police, at a news conference on Friday about former Colombian soldiers accused of participating in the assassination of Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse.
Credit…Ivan Valencia/Associated Press

A clearer picture of the group that Haiti accuses of assassinating President Jovenel Moïse emerged on Friday as officials in the Colombian defense ministry identified 13 suspects by name and said all were former members of the Colombian military.

Two had been killed, the officials said, and the other 11 were in custody, and they said some had traveled to Haiti as early as May.

In the past, some former members of the Colombian military, which receives heavy financial support and training from the U.S. military, have acted as hired guns following their service.

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