José Luis Gamboa Arenas

The  journalist who edited Inforegio, a news website, was fatally stabbed on 12 January  in an attack the authorities have described as an assault and died on 15 January in the state of Veracruz.  He spent four days in hospital until his identity was confirmed and his family was notified, after his death. During that period, his relatives had declared him as missing. Gamboa Arenas had recently denounced insecurity and corruption linked to the municipality of Veracruz.