They arrest Roberto N, alleged murderer of journalist Ernesto Méndez

They arrest Roberto N, alleged murderer of journalist Ernesto Méndez

Mexico City.- Three days after assassination of journalist Ernesto Méndezdirector of the newspaper “Tu Voz”, the Attorney General of Guanajuato reported on the arrest of the alleged perpetrator material of this crime.

The alleged murderer, identified as Roberto “N”, was captured by elements of the Specialized Homicide Unit and a special cell of the Criminal Investigation Agency (UEIHOM) of the State Prosecutor’s Office.

The suspect is also accused of the murder of the three people who were with the journalist during the attack in which he lost his life, which occurred in the municipality of San Luis de la Paz, Guanajuato.

The detainee will be brought before a judge to determine his legal situation.

Murder of Ernesto Mendez

The journalist was inside a bar in the company of three other people on the night of Tuesday, August 2, when an armed group entered the place and killed him and his companions.

The armed attack occurred in an establishment located on Ferrocarril street, corner with Libramiento Sur, in the municipality of San Luis de la Paz. The same, left a balance of four dead and two people injured.

On the night of the murder, Ernesto Méndez was celebrating with his family because he had just won a concession to be able to work on the Northwest Fair projects.

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According to local media, the journalist was the target of threats before his execution, especially the administration of former mayor Timoteo Villa Ramírez.

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