Mexico crime reporter found killed in Veracruz state

BBC, 6/14/12

Victor Baez is believed to have been seized late on Wednesday night.

Nine journalists have now been killed in Veracruz over the past 18 months, officials say.

Mr Baez’s killing comes a week after state governor Javier Duarte announced the formation of a commission to protect journalists.

Mr Baez covered the police beat for the Milenio newspaper, and also worked for a website called Reporteros Policiacos.

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