30 October 2012

Alfredo García Márquez

Name: Alfredo García Márquez Position: Anchor of talk show "Encuentro" on radio station XEDL "La fuerza de la palabra" (The Strength of the Word) of Grupo Radio, in Hermosillo, Sonora state, Mexico Age: 49, 13 years as the show’s host Date of death: October 31, 2000 Circumstances: Found dead at his home, it being estimated that he had died 36 to 48 hours previously; he had been shot in the head Probable cause: On Tuesday, November 7, 2000, Manuel Enrique Márquez, 20, was arrested; according to the police, he confessed to having killed García Márquez in self-defense after the latter insisted on their having sexual relations. Three friends of the young soldier helped him dispose of evidence.