Mexico City, June 14, 2012--The body of Mexican journalist Víctor
Manuel Báez Chino was found today in Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz state. He
is the fourth journalist to be killed in Veracruz in the past two months.
Báez's body was recovered this morning near the main square
in Xalapa, according to
news reports. In a televised
press conference, the state spokeswoman, Gina Domínguez, said officials
received reports that three armed men abducted Báez Wednesday night at 11:30.
Báez was the editor of the crime section for the state digital edition of the
national newspaper Milenio and an
editor of the website Reporteros Policiacos, which also
covers crime, according to Milenio.