Francisca Sandoval

The 29-year-old journalist for Señal 3 La Victoria, a community radio, died 12 days after being shot in the head during an armed attack on the demonstrations to commemorate Workers' Day on Sunday 1 May.

The news of her passing was communicated in a tweet message posted on Señal 3 La Victoria’s account, saying : “Francisca did not leave us. They murdered her. Through these words we confirm the death of our beloved Fran. We will miss you and will do everything we can to find the truth."

The attack, by unidentified armed individuals, left two other journalists injured, reporters for Radio 7 Fabiola Moreno and Matías Burmiller.