Judge Recommends Release Of Americans

By: 13 News Email
By: 13 News Email

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A judge deciding the fate of the ten American Baptist missionaries is recommending the release of all ten, including Topekan Drew Culberth. (VIDEO INCLUDED)


They were arrested two weeks ago trying to take 33 children into the Dominican Republic.

Judge Bernard Saint-Vil finished question the Americans on Wednesday. Now he must send his recommendation to the prosecutor. The prosecutor may agree of object, but the judge has the final authority.

It is unclear whether or not the charges will be dropped.

Watch the video to hear from the Haitian Judge and the American's defense attorney.

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