February 1, 1993
Case: Roberto Antonio Mancilla Herrera
Columnist for the newspapers Cuarto Poder and Es! He was also press chief of the state Agrarian Reform Ministry, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas.
His body was found on the morning of February 2 on the passenger seat of a vehicle parked outside a park. He had two wounds from a 45-caliber gun, a weapon used by the Agrarian Reform Ministry, where he also worked. The investigations indicated that he might have been killed the night before, at around 10:30 p.m.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
On April 20, 2007 Ignacio Flores Montiel, alleged mastermind, and Wallas Hernández Santos, an accomplice, were arrested on grounds they probably participated in the crime.
Salvador Verde Gracián, alleged perpetrator, is in prison for other homicides.
Suspects not charged: (+)