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Salvador police say missing magazine journalist found slain

AP  |  San Salvador 

Authorities in say a has been kidnapped and killed in the gang-plagued Central American nation.

worked for El Economista, which is part of group.

The newspaper reports that her husband told police that he and their son left her resting at home around 12:30 pm (local time) on Saturday. It says that when they returned, Turcios had disappeared and did not answer her cellphone or respond to messages.

The 33-year-old journalist's body was found hours later on a highway northeast of the Salvadoran capital, San

Roman Catholic Jose Luis Escobar Alas called the killing "a very grave attack against society.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 03:40 IST