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Photo Credit: Courtesy El Espectador

FREDDY  ELLES AHUMADA

News Organization: EL ESPECTADOR

Died: 1997

Location: COLOMBIA

Found tortured, stabbed and shot March 18 in a taxi in Cartegena. Elles, a freelance photojournalist who worked nights as a cab driver, shot photos for Bogota’s El Espectador and El Heraldo in Barranquilla. In 1995, Elles took several widely used photographs of police brutality during worker demonstrations. He was 38.