Journalist Marco Aurelio Ramírez is murdered in the Mexican state of Puebla

  • Source: DW
  • May 24, 2023

“The journalist and former municipal official, Marco Aurelio Ramírez Hernández, was shot to death this Tuesday [May 23] in the city of Tehuacán, state of Puebla, central Mexico, the third so far in 2023, defense organizations of freedom of expression said.

Ramírez Hernández, 69, was shot at when he was traveling in his car after leaving his home, when armed men shot him several times, killing him.

The organization Article 19 reported on social media that it is documenting the murder of Ramírez Hernández, of whom it said, 'he was a journalist for almost three decades. He worked in various media, including Periódico Central and in 2018 he worked at the Tehuacán Mayor's Office. He recently practiced as a lawyer and collaborated with some news outlets.'"

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