Mexico

Jorge Torres Palacios

02 June 2014

The decapitated body of an outspoken Mexican newspaper columnist was found in a garden on the outskirts of the tourist city of Acapulco, according to media reports. Palacios, who worked for El Dictatem newspaper where he wrote a column entitled ' Nada Personal ( Nothing Personal), was kidnapped on 29 May after arriving home, reports added.

The journalist was an outspoken critic of figures in authority. His newspaper published his last comments hours before he went missing, in which he denounced corruption in the police and political establishment.

Source: Global Journalist