VIDEO: Gov. Crist calls for justice in Damas case

Gov. Crist visits Poinciana Elementary

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Gov. Crist on Damas case

Crist speaks about Damas case in Naples

Poinciana Elementary School

2825 Airport-Pulling Rd , Naples, FL

— At a stop at Poinciana Elementary School Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Charlie Crist said he was aware of the situation involving Mesac Damas and said justice must be done.

"It is a horrific crime," he said. "But I also know that people are innocent until proven guilty."

Crist said he is confident local law enforcement and Haitian officials will be able to work out an agreement that will bring Damas back to the United States soon.

While Crist would not go so far to say he thought laws needed to be changed to bring more protection to women and children in abuse situations, he said that he is confident something good will come out of the tragic killings.

"Every experience gives you the opportunity to learn," he said. "I am sure once we have all the facts, we will reflect and incorporate the appropriate changes and modifications."

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