On 7 July 2021, Moïse was killed when unidentified gunmen attacked his residence in Pèlerin 5, a district of Pétion-Ville.
“Me and all the ministers have been working since the news broke and we want to assure you we will bring the killers of the president to justice,” he added. “Please stay calm and let the authorities do their work. We don’t want the country to plunge into chaos. This is a very sad day for our nation and for our people.”