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Mexican Journalist Francisco Romero Killed in Playa del Carmen

HeadlineMay 17, 2019

In Mexico, police said Thursday they discovered the body of journalist Francisco Romero outside a bar in the Caribbean coastal city of Playa del Carmen. Romero’s body reportedly showed signs of repeated blows and a gunshot wound, making him the sixth Mexican journalist to be murdered this year. Romero previously worked for a Facebook news page where two other journalists—Rubén Pat and José Guadalupe—were murdered last year.

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