Instituto Mi Río
October 14, 1998, in Medellín, ColombiaAlcaraz, the spokesperson for Instituto Mi Río, an environmental group in Medellín, was shot dead at his home while watching a soccer game at 8:30 in the evening. According to local journalists, several men claiming to be police came to Alcaraz's home and shot him six times when he resisted being forced into a car. Alcaraz, 29, was a former correspondent for the regional broadcast network Teleantoquia.
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.