Journalists Killed in 2010 - Motive Unconfirmed: Evaristo Pacheco Solís
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 2011|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2010 - Motive Unconfirmed: Evaristo Pacheco Solís, January 2011, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e54d69b23.html [accessed 11 July 2014]|
|Disclaimer||This is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content. Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.|
March 12, 2010, in Chilpancingo, Mexico
Pacheco's body was found along a rural road in the Guerrero state capital of Chilpancingo with five gunshot wounds, one to the head, according to news reports citing law enforcement officials.
Pacheco, 33, a reporter for the weekly Visión Informativa, was the second journalist murdered in as many months in Guerrero, a southern Pacific coast state with strategic transit points and agricultural land used by drug cartels. Albertico Guinto Sierra, acting state attorney general, told CPJ that investigators had not identified a motive or suspects.
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.