May 30, 2018
MEXICO CITY - A week after a female journalist was found dead at her home in Mexico, another journalist was beaten to death here police said as they launched an investigation into the case.
According to the police, an investigation has been launched into the murder of the Daily Excelsior correspondent Hector Gonzalez, found murdered in Tamaulipas on Tuesday, to see the motive and the perpetrator, Efe reported.
On May 24, Alicia Diaz, 52, was found dead at her home in Nuevo Leon, after receiving a blow in the head.
According to a press freedom organization, since the start of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration in 2012, 42 journalists have been murdered, while nearly 2,000 attacks against journalists recorded. -IANS
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