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An empty 7.62mm case shot with an assault rifle remains near the place where Mexican journalist Candido Rios was killed yesterday afternoon in front of a petrol station in Hueyapan de Ocampo, Veracruz state, Mexico on August 23, 2017. 
Rios, who was under government protection was shot dead Tuesday in the violent state of Veracruz, officials said, the 10th journalist murdered in Mexico this year. More than 100 journalists have been murdered since 2006 in Mexico, one of the deadliest countries in the world for the profession, according to the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders / AFP PHOTO / VICTORIA RAZO        (Photo credit should read VICTORIA RAZO/AFP/Getty Images)
An empty 7.62mm case shot with an assault rifle remains near the place where Mexican journalist Candido Rios was killed yesterday afternoon in front of a petrol station in Hueyapan de Ocampo, Veracruz state, Mexico on August 23, 2017. 
Rios, who was under government protection was shot dead Tuesday in the violent state of Veracruz, officials said, the 10th journalist murdered in Mexico this year. More than 100 journalists have been murdered since 2006 in Mexico, one of the deadliest countries in the world for the profession, according to the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders / AFP PHOTO / VICTORIA RAZO        (Photo credit should read VICTORIA RAZO/AFP/Getty Images)

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Ana Laura Pérez, presidenta de la Comisión Estatal para la Atención y Protección de los Periodistas de Veracruz, dice que las denuncias de actividades ilícitas hechas por el periodista Cándido Ríos Vásquez y la inacción de las autoridades favorecieron su muerte.

Pérez: "Denuncias de periodista mexicano aceleraron su muerte"

Ana Laura Pérez, presidenta de la Comisión Estatal para la Atención y Protección de los Periodistas de Veracruz, dice que las denuncias de actividades ilícitas hechas por el periodista Cándido Ríos Vásquez y la inacción de las autoridades favorecieron su muerte.