Rev. Charles Benoit
Summary: Haitian pastor and vicar general of the Port-au-Prince Roman Catholic Archdiocese in the capital city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti who was among one of more than thousands of people reported missing and presumed dead following the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti that killed approximately 316,000 people and injured over 250,000 others during a series of severe aftershocks, which caused major damages to at least 30,000 commercial buildings and destroyed much of the Caribbean island's infrastructure region becoming one of the most powerful earthquakes to strike the country in 200 years.
Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake
Died: January 12, 2010
Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti