Luis Sánchez: Mexico tracks down killed columnist's body in Nayarit

The body of a journalist for one of Mexico's driving papers has been found in the western territory of Nayarit, days after he was accounted for missing.

Luis Martín Sánchez Íñiguez, 59, worked for La Jornada and had been absent since Wednesday.

His passing is being treated as murder connected to his work, in one of the most hazardous nations for columnists.

Mr Sánchez is one of three columnists to have been kidnapped in the state lately.

His body was found on Saturday in the town of El Ahuacate close to the city of Tepic, the public examiner's office said - a day after his significant other documented a report for someone who has gone missing.

Two messages were appended to his chest, yet the specialists have not uncovered what they said.

It is thought Mr Sánchez was killed somewhere in the range of 24 and 48 hours before his body was found.

His vanishing came a day after an educator and previous correspondent disappeared while heading to work. The whereabouts of the man, named as Osiris, stay obscure.

The third individual to disappear was a man named Jonathan, who the specialists said was kidnapped on Friday yet was subsequently seen as alive and "in a decent condition of wellbeing".

Mr Sánchez's demise has started shock both in Mexico and globally. The Mexican Commission for the Protection and Advancement of Common liberties has required the specialists to explain what occurred.

"We request equity for the Mexican writers!" the gathering composed via virtual entertainment.

The Americas part of the Board to Safeguard Columnists is among different privileges bunches that have additionally denounced the killing.

Mr Sánchez isn't the primary writer to be designated in Mexico this year.

José Ramiro Araujo, a news photographic artist, was killed in the northern province of Baja California in February. La Jornada said without a doubt four others have likewise been killed.

Press opportunity associations have reliably positioned Mexico as one of the most risky nations for columnists to work.

A considerable lot of those designated covered defilement or strong medication cartels and campaigners say the killings are seldom completely explored

Almost 150 columnists have been killed there starting around 2000, as per the worldwide promotion bunch Journalists Without Boundaries.

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