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Funeral held for uncle allegedly shot and killed by his nephew

Family holds funeral for uncle shot and killed by nephew
Family holds funeral for uncle shot and killed by nephew

MIAMI – A Haitian American family is putting to rest one of their loved ones.

That man was shot and killed by his own nephew, according to police.

The family of 39-year-old Rodne Nalien said goodbye to their loved one at the Memorial Highway Baptist Church in Miami on Saturday.

Nalien was fatally shot in the chest on May 5. 22-year-old Jimmy Desir, Nailen’s nephew, was charged with the crime.

Desir appeared before a judge on Wednesday.

He is facing charges of Second-Degree Murder with a Weapon and is being held in jail without bond.

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About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.