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News Organization: LA TARDE

Died: 1998

Location: MEXICO

Shot nine times, including five times in the face, on Feb. 12 in Mexico City. He was leaving the offices of the attorney general when four men armed with automatic weapons opened fire. Garcia was his paper's legal correspondent and had been writing about police corruption. "He was one of my best reporters," said publisher Miguel Rocha Valencia. Garcia, 42, was married and the father of six children.