February 10, 2004
Case: Carlos Guadamuz
Host of the program
Just a few yards from the entrance to Canal 23, a hit man approached him and shot him at point-blank range five times. The journalist was accompanied by his 16-year-old son Selín, who was unhurt. The killer was held by employees of the TV station and the son at the scene.
On April 19, 2004
William Hurtado García was sentenced to 21 years in prison. He was also convicted of the attempted murder of the journalist’s son.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
William Hurtado García
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
On February 29, 2008 William Hurtado García was granted house arrest. He was released from prison for humanitarian reasons due to his poor health.
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)