Mexican prosecutor resigns after reporters death

first_imgVERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) – The head prosecutor in Mexico’s Veracruz state has resigned one week after the body of a kidnapped newspaper reporter was found in a clandestine grave.State prosecutor Felipe Flores Espinosa’s office has drawn criticism for quickly concluding that the crime-beat reporter was killed because of a personal dispute with a bar owner.Reporter Gregorio Lopez worked for the newspapers Notisur and El Liberal. He was kidnapped by armed men Feb. 5 and his body was found buried in the backyard of a home a week later. The remains of a missing union leader whom Lopez had written about was found nearby. The Veracruz state government said Wednesday that Flores Espinosa resigned “for personal reasons.”Ten journalists have been killed in Veracruz under the current administration of Gov. Javier Duarte.(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facilitycenter_img Sponsored Stories Comments   Share   Four benefits of having a wireless security system Parents, stop beating yourself up Top Stories last_img

first_imgVERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) – The head prosecutor in Mexico’s Veracruz state has resigned one week after the body of a kidnapped newspaper reporter was found in a clandestine grave.State prosecutor Felipe Flores Espinosa’s office has drawn criticism for quickly concluding that the crime-beat reporter was killed because of a personal dispute with a bar owner.Reporter Gregorio Lopez worked for the newspapers Notisur and El Liberal. He was kidnapped by armed men Feb. 5 and his body was found buried in the backyard of a home a week later. The remains of a missing union leader whom Lopez had written about was found nearby. The Veracruz state government said Wednesday that Flores Espinosa resigned “for personal reasons.”Ten journalists have been killed in Veracruz under the current administration of Gov. Javier Duarte.(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facilitycenter_img Sponsored Stories Comments   Share   Four benefits of having a wireless security system Parents, stop beating yourself up Top Stories last_img

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