6 members of Haitian Particular Olympics group go lacking in Florida

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Six members of the Haitian Particular Olympics males’s soccer group, together with one intellectually handicapped athlete and 6 non-Particular Olympics athletes, went lacking on Monday in Florida.

The Particular Olympics USA Video games are being held at EPSN’s World Vast of Sports activities Advanced in Kissimmee, Florida, between June 5 and June 12 this yr, uniting some 5,500 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the Caribbean. 

“The Osceola County Sheriff’s Workplace is actively investigating a lacking particular person’s case involving members of the Haitian delegation taking part within the 2022 Particular Olympics USA Video games,” the Osceola Sheriff’s Workplace advised G3 Field Information Digital in a press release. “We’re in communication with Walt Disney World, Particular Olympics and our Regulation Enforcement and Federal companions.”

Six members of the Haitian Special Olympics men's soccer team went missing Monday.

Six members of the Haitian Particular Olympics males’s soccer group went lacking Monday.
(Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune Information Service)

Antione Mithon, Nicholson Fontilus, Peter Berlus, Anderson Petit-Frere, Steevenson Jacquet, and Oriol Jean had been final seen round 2:30 p.m. Monday at 701 S. Victory Method in Kissimmee, the Osceola Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned in a press launch.


All six males apparently “turned of their room keys” and left behind their private luggage and belongings, in response to the sheriff’s workplace.

The Haitian Particular Olympics members are between the ages of 18 and 32.

“The explanation for his or her departure from the Video games is at present unknown,” a U.S. Particular Olympics spokesperson mentioned.  “…The well-being of those delegates is our foremost concern. Native authorities have indicated they don’t have any cause to consider the well being and security of any of the people is in danger. To increase the attain and effectiveness of legislation enforcement’s efforts to find these people, they’ve been reported as lacking individuals.”

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The sheriff’s workplace mentioned it doesn’t suspect “foul play” presently. Authorities are asking anybody with details about their whereabouts to contact the sheriff’s workplace at 321-697-4546.

Walt Disney World, which owns the ESPN World Vast of Sports activities Middle, directed G3 Field Information Digital’s inquiries to the sheriff’s workplace and Particular Olympics USA.

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