Police arrest suspect in killing of Peruvian journalist

Peruvian police have captured a suspect in the May 3 killing of radio journalist Julio César Castillo Narváez, Perú 21 reports.

The alleged killer, a 17-year-old minor, has been accused by the police of being involved in other paid killings, El Comercio explains.

Before he was killed, Castillo was threatened related to his reporting on regional government corruption.

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.