Journalists Killed  |  Colombia

Martin Eduardo Munera

Radio Reloj

September 3, 1994, in Medellín, Colombia

Munera, a broadcaster with Radio Reloj and vice president of the Workers' Union, was killed in Medellín. The killer approached Munera as he walked to the bus station and thrust a syringe containing cyanide into Munera's neck. Munera was killed at the time the union was negotiating a new contract.


Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.


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