Journalist and his wife killed in southern Mexico

By Ingrid Bachmann

Two unidentified, armed assailants went to the home of journalist Juan Francisco Rodríguez Ríos and his wife María Elvira Hernández Galeana, where they ran an Internet cafe in Coyuca de Benítez, in the southern state of Guerrero, and shot them to death, reported El Universal.

According to Milenio, Rodríguez, 49 years old, worked as a correspondent for the newspaper El Sol de Acapulco.
La Jornada adds that the two shooters fled the scene, and the motive for the crime is unknown.

Note from the editor: This story was originally published by the Knight Center’s blog Journalism in the Americas, the predecessor of LatAm Journalism Review.