Peru

Donny Buchelli Cueva

08 July 2014

The journalist who presented the programme 'Más Noticias' (More news), on Más Radio (More Radio), was murdered at his home in the province of Pacasmayo, department La Libertad, Peru, according to media reports. Investigators indicated that Cueva, whose lifeless body was found in his bedroom with his hands and feet tied, had suffered a blow to the head which knocked him unconscious. They believed that hand his killers dragged him to his bedroom where they suffocated him, reports added.

The journalist had criticised on his programme ethics and standing of candidates running for mayor of Pacasmayo, suggesting that his murder might have been linked to his public views as a journalist.