Santigo Barroso, a multimedia journalist in the border town of San Luis Rio Colorado in the northern state of Sonora near the US border, was gunned down at point blank range at his home late night on March 14. According to the police, Barroso was shot multiple times by an unidentified gunman, who knocked on his door. The jounalist covered crime and drug gangs in the state and was host of a local radio show, director of the news website Red 563 and a contributor to weekly newspaper Contraseña. Police said the murder is under investigation.