After spending three days in intensive care, this Friday the death Cynthia “N”daughter Antony of the CrossJournalist from Express what is that murder on June 29 in the state Tamaulipas.
It turned out to be a 23-year-old young woman injury For a bullet to the head, When his father was attacked by a group of men with a 40 millimeter caliber bullet, he was hospitalized in a critical condition at the General Hospital. victory city, Capital of the company.
According to local reports, the death occurred on July 1 at 1:27 pm. An hour after his father was buried.
For now, the Family Added by Antonio de la Cruz Mechanism to protect human rights defenders and journalists Ministry of Home Affairs (SECOP).
Pan Governor of Tamaulipas, Francisco Garcia Cabeza de VacaHe lamented the news through his Twitter account, reiterating his commitment to the deaths of both Cynthia and Antonio. They will not go unpunished.
“I am deeply saddened to report the death of a young woman named Cynthia de la Cruz Martinez. The medical team did everything humanly possible to avoid this outcome. My condolences to his mother and family I reiterate that this act will not go unpunished”, he promised.
According to the newspaper where he has worked for more than 15 years, Antonio and his daughter were attacked on the morning of June 29. Outside your home in the Puerta de Tamatán subdivision, when he dropped Cynthia off at work.
Journalist Covers agricultural and environmental issuesBut he criticized the state government on his Twitter account.
Worth mentioning so far No arrests have been made in connection with the two murders.
Although killings are the responsibility of states, since it was the killing of a journalist, Mr Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) advised that it would be requested Research folder.
Amid pain and applause, “Tony” was laid to rest this afternoon by his family and friends.
After having a physical mass Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of JesusThe funeral procession moved to the “Jardines del Cielo” cemetery to bid farewell there.
On the other hand, A group of reporters met the head of the Attorney General’s OfficeIrving Barrios to provide a copy of the letter they sent to Governor Cabeza de Vaca, in which they demanded further investigations, clarification, arrest and punishment of those responsible for the cowardly murder.
With this crime 12 journalists have been murdered so far this year In Mexico, though the system Article 19 He confirmed that at least eight people were murdered in connection with his journalistic work.
Before de la Cruz, Yesenia Molinedo Falconi, Sheila Johanna García Oliveira, Luis Enrique Ramírez, Lourdes Maldonado, Margarito Martinez, Heber Lopez Cruz, Juan Carlos Muniz, Jorge Camaro Jazueta, Roberto Toledo, were in Luiso, Jose 20 in 2020. .
Association Reporters Without Borders Mexico has condemned “unprecedented” violence against the press, and it remains so One of the most dangerous countries in the world to practice journalism.
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