September 28, 1993, in Popayan, ColombiaEspinoza, 60, a veteran reporter for Radio Super's satire and news program "El Yunque," was killed by gunmen riding on a motorcycle. He frequently criticized drug gangs and politicians. His wife, Emma, was also hurt in the attack when she rushed from their home to help him after she heard the gunshots.
Job: Broadcast Reporter, Columnist / Commentator
Beats Covered: Corruption, Crime
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Criminal Group
Taken Captive: No