Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro

Mexico´s Endangered Journalists

Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro was abducted from his home in San Luis Potosí at 8:30 AM on October 5, 2017, by men dressed as police officers. His corpse was found the next day near the San Luis Potosí airport, and he had been tied up and tortured.

Esqueda Castro was a photographer who covered crime and society and contributed to the local news sites Metropoli San Luis and Vox Populi San Luis.

Story from the New York Times by Elisabeth Malkin: Body of Abducted Mexican Journalist Is Found

Spanish-language tribute article in Vox Populi San Luis by Héctor M. Guevara: Hasta Siempre compañero Edgar Daniel

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