Missouri State Rep's Daughter & Son-In-Law Killed By Haiti Gangs On Mission Trip

We linked this story previously but the tragic news deserves its own post given that tragic violence around the world continues to impact the Heartland.

Here are the basics and more reporting . . .

Missouri state Rep. Ben Baker’s daughter and son-in-law were among three people shot and killed in a gang attack while serving as missionaries in Haiti, the politician said Friday.

“My heart is broken in a thousand pieces. I’ve never felt this kind of pain,” the Republican lawmaker wrote on Facebook.

Baker’s 21-year-old daughter, Natalie, and her husband, Davy Lloyd, 23, died alongside their mission group’s director when they were “attacked by gangs” on Thursday evening, Baker said.

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Missouri Rep. Ben Baker's daughter, son-in-law killed in Haiti after attack by 'gangs' while serving as missionaries

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