January 7, 2006

U.N. commander in Haiti kills himself

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - The commander of a United
Nations peacekeeping force in Haiti shot himself dead on
Saturday, U.N. officials said.

Brazilian Lt. Gen. Urano Teixeira da Matta Bacellar killed
himself in a room at the Montana hotel in the troubled
Caribbean country's capital, the officials said. No other
details were immediately available.