Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Student killed in Honduras

CBC Prince Edward Island - Student killed in Honduras: "Student killed in Honduras
Last updated Jun 8 2005 07:42 AM ADT
CBC News
CHARLOTTETOWN – A university student from Quebec's Magdalen Islands was killed Sunday as he tried to protect a friend from robbers during a trip to Honduras.

Jocelyn Masse and his friend, M�lanie Poirier, had travelled to the Central American country for a diving holiday.

They were passengers on a bus that was boarded by robbers.

Masse, a student at Laval University in Quebec City, was killed when he tried to protect Poirier from being attacked by the thieves, reports said.

Poirier is expected to return to Canada Wednesday."

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