Ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier dies in Haiti (+video)

October 4, 2014 10:50 PM

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Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, whose leadership of Haiti was marked by repression and human rights abuses, has died before the charges against him could come to trial.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jean-Claude Duvalier, the self-proclaimed "president for life" of Haiti whose corrupt and brutal regime sparked a popular uprising that sent him into a 25-year exile, died Saturday, his attorney said.

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