Leobardo Vázquez

The journalist, who contributed to various media outlets, was gunned down by unidentified assailants while he was at home in the locality ofGutierrez Zamora, Veracruz state.

According to his colleagues, Vázquez who also edited a website which published reports on the region ofTotonacapan in Veracruz state had received threats but la Comisión Estatal de Atención y Protección de Periodistas (CEAPP said that the journalist had not requested official protection.

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