Journalists Killed  |  Mexico

Jorge Martín Dorantes

El Crucero

June 6, 1994, in Morelos, Mexico

Dorantes editor of the weekly El Crucero, published in Cuernavaca, Morelos, was shot and killed by unknown assailants. A known critic of local government officials, Dorantes was the first of three journalists mysteriously murdered in the state of Morelos within a six-week period. No one was arrested for Dorantes' murder.


Medium: Print

Job: Editor

Beats Covered: Corruption

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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