Police are looking for six members of the Haitian Special Olympics delegation who were scheduled to compete in football competitions in the coming days…
An urgent search is underway for 6 men identified as; Anderson Petit-Frere, 18; Oriol Jean, 18; Peter Mianovich Berlus, 19; Nicholson Fontilus, 20; Stevenson Jacquet, 24;
Florida Police announced that as of Tuesday all the men were missing.
All 6 Olympians were last seen leaving their hotel in Kissimmee on Monday at 2:30 pm, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the sheriff’s office mail on Facebook, “they all turned in their room keys and left their personal bags and belongings behind.”
This is extremely unusual behavior as the Special Olympics Games officially started just a day before their disappearance.
The spokesperson for the group People that the 6 missing men consist of “one Special Olympics athlete, one coach, and four Unification partners, all of whom are adults.”
The sheriff’s office said they “do not suspect foul play” in their disappearance.
“The well-being of these delegates is our main concern,” a Special Olympics spokesman later said. People.
Addendum: “Local authorities have indicated that they have no reason to believe that the health and safety of any of the people is at risk.”
Despite this, the police launched an urgent search for the man.
“The welfare of these delegates is our primary concern,” Special Olympics USA Games said in a statement.
“Local authorities have indicated that they have no reason to believe that the health and safety of any of the people is at risk.”
They added: “In order to broaden the reach and effectiveness of law enforcement efforts to find these individuals, they have been reported missing.”
The sheriff’s office also said they are in contact with Walt Disney World, Special Olympics, and our law enforcement and federal partners.”
“We are asking anyone with information to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office,” they said.
What makes their disappearance even more unusual is that TMZ Petit-Frare, who reported the missing Olympian, wrote on social media just days earlier that it was an “honor” to be on the team.
Since then, hundreds of people have shared photos of the missing men on social media in the hope that they will be found safely.
People have also commented on what they think happened to the athletes, with many posting that they may be trying to find refuge here in the US.
One Facebook user wrote: “There is another report that they may be trying to apply for asylum. The police better not find them until they get their asylum papers in order. We wish them good luck!”
However, this is just a guess and has not been confirmed.
If you or someone you know has information that could help the investigation, police encourage people to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 321-697-4546.