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Ecuadorian Prosecutor Investigating Armed TV Attack Is Assassinated

HeadlineJan 18, 2024

In Ecuador, a prosecutor who was investigating a recent attack on a TV station has been assassinated. César Suárez was killed in the city of Guayaquil on Wednesday. This comes less than two weeks after Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa declared a state of emergency due to a surge in violence by drug cartels. In recent days the slain prosecutor César Suárez had interviewed 13 gunmen who stormed a live TV set earlier this month and took the staff hostage on air.

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