BY Tommy Hodgson

Mexican journalist slain in Morelia, Mexico

Benjamín Morales Hernández' body was found with several gunshot wounds.

Morales founded Noticias Xonoidag, a Facebook news page where he reported on current events in the Sonoyta area of Mexico. He had also recently commented on the local and national elections in Mexico. He had previously publicly mentioned mentioned receiving anonymous threats on his Facebook page.