By Ingrid Bachmann
Israel Zelaya Díaz, a renowned radio journalist from San Pedro Sula, was found dead outside the city with three bullet wounds, reported Radio-Info and La Tribuna. He was the 10th journalist killed in Honduras this year, explained Radio Nederland.
According to the Associated Press, Zelaya was a commentator for Radio Internacional, and three months ago he complained to authorities that a group of unknown persons who set fire to his house.
The motive behind his killing is unknown, explained La Prensa, but police ruled out robbery as a motive, as his body was found with his documents, watch, and cell phone.
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.