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Photo Credit: - Photo courtesy Diario El Tiempo


News Organization: VOZ DE LA SELVA

Died: 2000

Location: COLOMBIA

Killed in a volley of pistol shots fired at point-blank range early on the morning of Dec. 13 as he was saying goodbye to his wife outside their home in Florencia. Abad, 36, was director of Voz de la Selva, an affiliate in the national Caracol radio network and taught journalism at Florencia University. He had been investigating the brutal murder of a fellow radio journalist.