José Emilio Galindo Robles

Beats Covered:
Local or Foreign:

anchor and faculty director of a radio station affiliated with Universidad de
Guadalajara, was found dead inside his home in Ciudad Guzmán in the western
state of Jalisco.

43, was gagged and tied to a bed, although he died of a blow to the head,
according to authorities quoted in local press reports. Galindo mainly covered
environmental issues and political corruption for the Ciudad Guzmán-based
station. He hosted a nightly radio and television program, and directed several
other radio news broadcasts. The university said Galindo contributed to several
local and national newspapers as well.

authorities declined to comment on the case when approached by CPJ. Jorge
Lomelí, Radio Universidad de Guadalajara’s general producer in Ciudad Guzmán,
told CPJ that state investigators had visited the station twice to conduct
interviews but had not reviewed Galindo’s recent work.