October 9, 2001
Case: Arístides Soto Alcerro
Sports reporter for Corporación Televicentro, Tegucigalpa
Since October 5 he had been traveling to San Pedro Sula to cover a game of the national soccer team. On October 9 his body was found, with wounds to the head, in the basement of the Holiday Inn Hotel in San Pedro Sula.
On November 23, 2007 the San Pedro Sula Appeals Court overturned the 2005 acquittal of Edgardo Zúniga and Walter Urbina and sentenced them to 17 years in prison.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
In 2005 Edgardo Zúniga and Walter Urbina were acquitted.
Edgardo Zúniga and Walter Urbina
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)