Fidel Ávila Gómez

The lifeless body of the radio journalist for La Ke Buena was found inside his car in the municipality of San Lucas, Michoacán state near the border of the Guerrero state, according to media reports. He had been missing since 29 November after he had left his home to attend a cultural event in Altamirano of Guerrero state.

The Michoacán State Attorney General's Office reportedly confirmed that the body of Gómez had gunshot wounds. The CEDH (State Human Rights Commission) indicated that there had been a rise in the rate of physical and verbal attacks on journalists in that state, media added.