. Reporter killed in Mexico to become seventh journalist killing this year « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE GUARDIAN/A journalist has been killed in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas, becoming the seventh killed in the country so far this year.

Juan Carlos Muñiz, who covered crime for the online news site Testigo Minero in Fresnillo, was killed on Friday, according to the state governor, David Monreal.

“Solidarity with his family, friends and colleagues,” said Monreal. “There can be no impunity for this.”

The Zacatecas state prosecutor’s office said via Twitter it had opened an investigation and would follow protocols for cases that could be crimes against freedom of expression.

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