The murder took place in the state of Veracruz, where the disappearance of the communicator Francisco Eusebio Hernandez Elvira was also reported.
The journalist and broadcaster Peter Paul Kumul He was shot dead this Monday afternoon in the city of Xalapa, capital of the Mexican state of Veracruz, reported the newspaper AX Noticias, the outlet for which he worked.
According to preliminary information, armed individuals who were traveling in a van attacked the communicator while he was driving the taxi in which he also worked. Kumul’s body was found lifeless inside the vehicle, which ended up crashing against a post.
From AX News they condemned the events and demanded that the authorities investigate the event. “From here we demand from the state authorities and Governor Cuitlahuac Garcia Jimenez that the crime be thoroughly investigated to find those responsible for it. this cowardly act and that he does not go unpunished like many others,” the outlet said on its social networks.
After this homicide they are already 17 press workers murdered in Mexico in 2022according to the count carried out by the country’s media.
In the same state it was reported this Tuesday the disappearance of the journalist Francisco Eusebio Hernandez Elvira. The coordinator of the community radio station Azucar FM disappeared last Sunday from his home, in the town of Nopaltepec, where his pet was found dead, reported the local press.