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ROBERTO MARCOS GARCÍA

News Organization: TESTIMONIO

Died: 2006

Location: MEXICO

A reporter for two publications, García was thrown from his motorcycle when it was hit by a car, then run over, and finally, shot at least six times by assailants. He had written many investigative pieces on crimes involving drugs, auto thefts and corruption, focusing recently on violent crime and drug trafficking in Veracruz. He was 50.