Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Brazilian journalist killed
Brazilian journalist Laecio de Souza was shot to death in the afternoon of the 3th of January in the metropolitan area of Salvador, State of Bahia, short after having received threats on his mobile phone. A local news correspondent for the radio station Sucesso FM, he was planning to run to the city council and was carrying on some social projects on behalf of the local community, with the construction of a storage facility. According to the police, this was the cause of his death: local drug traffickers were upset with Laecio’s activities, and decided to get rid of him with three bullets.