Jesús Alejandro Márquez Jiménez

Mexico´s Endangered Journalists

The dead body of Jesús Alejandro Márquez Jiménez was found on the side of the Tepic-Panatal highway in the State of Nayarit on December 2, 2018. He had at least four bullets in the head and was apparently tortured; there were bruises on different parts of the corpse.

Márquez wrote for Diario Critica and Orión Informativo. He was a supporter of MORENA, and was a candidate in the last local election for a councilor in the municipality of Tuxpan.

Story from Borderland Beat (originally published in Noventa Grados): First Journalist of Dec Murdered in Tépic, Nayarit

Spanish-language story from Diario Critica: Alejandro Márquez, Primer Periodista Asesinado en Nayarit

Spanish-language story from Animal Politico: Matan al periodista Alejandro Márquez; su cuerpo fue ubicado en Nayarit

Spanish-language story from Periodistas en Español: Periodistas asesinados en México: Alejandro Márquez

Spanish-language story by Alejandro Almanza Aguilar in Alerta Nayarit: Ejecutan a Alejandro Márquez “El Guamas”; era activista de Morena


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