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Guerline Damas, and her five children, Michzach, 9; Marven, 6; Maven, 5; Megan, 3; and Morgan, 11 months old, were found dead inside their home at 864 Hampton Cir. in the Stratford Place community in North Naples, Fla. Mesac Damas, 33, the father and 'person of interest,' is believed to be in Haiti following a Friday morning flight. Lexey Swall/Staff

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Guerline Damas, and her five children, Michzach, 9; Marven, 6; Maven, 5; Megan, 3; and Morgan, 11 months old, were found dead inside their home at 864 Hampton Cir. in the Stratford Place community in North Naples, Fla. Mesac Damas, 33, the father and "person of interest," is believed to be in Haiti following a Friday morning flight. Lexey Swall/Staff

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  • Mesac Damas is led out of the Central Department of Judicial Policing in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti to be returned to Florida on an American Airlines flight on Tuesday, September 22, 2009. Damas confessed to reporters that he killed his wife and five children in Naples and that he wants the death penalty and to be buried next to them. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Guerline Damas, and her five children, Michzach, 9; Marven, 6; Maven, 5; Megan, 3; and Morgan, 11 months old, were found dead inside their home at 864 Hampton Cir. in the Stratford Place community in North Naples, Fla. Mesac Damas, 33, the father and 'person of interest,' is believed to be in Haiti following a Friday morning flight. Lexey Swall/Staff
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  • This banner adorned the podium of a press conference about the possibilities of the Chicago Cubs conducting their spring training in Naples. The decision will be made soon. David Albers/Staff
  • IROX construction crews began removing orange barrels Friday morning to open the third lane of I-75 northbound between Colonial Blvd. and the Golden Gate Parkway exchange. All three Northbound lanes along the 30 mile segment under construction will be open by Friday night. Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Time of the signs ... this is the kind of scenario Realtors hope to avoid on clients' behalf through being qualified to help with foreclosures and short sales. Another goal is to keep properties from declining while in foreclosure. File photo
  • The then-Orion Bank at the northeast corner of Goodlette-Frank Road and Golden Gate Parkway/ KEN LANE
  • Lee County manager Don Stilwell, left, looked relaxed and even cracked a smile or two prior to the start of Tuesday's county commission meeting. County commissioners heard a report by investigator and CPA Michael Crain finding Don Stilwell had no financial stake and did not lie to the commission regarding land purchased by the county for the Livingston Road extension.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Scenes from opening night between the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins spring training exhibition games at the City of Palms stadium on Wednesday evening in Fort Myers.  David Albers/ Staff
  • The Club at Mediterra has been reclaimed by its owners who purchased the course back from a troubled Bonita Bay Group. File

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