Missing Salvadoran journalist found dead on roadside

Mon 16 Apr 2018 at 15:31 International
NNA - A Salvadoran journalist reported missing on Sunday has been found dead on the side of a road, media reports said.

The body of Karla Turcios, 33, was found on a highway on the outskirts of Santa Rosa Guachipilin, 100 kilometers (62 miles) northeast of San Salvador, according to media reports.

"Journalist Karla Turcios was murdered," the newspaper La Prensa Grafica "a sister title of El Economista magazine, where the mother-of-one worked" tweeted.

A source from the Salvadoran public prosecutor’s office told AFP the body of an apparently strangled woman was found on a highway in the Santa Rosa Guachipilin area -- but there were no identifying documents available and the body was transferred for forensic analysis.--AFP


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