Evidence identifiers are placed next to the body of renowned crime journalist Javier Valdez, who was gunned down in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters Evidence identifiers are placed next to the body of renowned crime journalist Javier Valdez, who was gunned down in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters
Evidence identifiers are placed next to the body of renowned crime journalist Javier Valdez, who was gunned down in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Mexican journalist famous for writing about organised crime is shot dead in the street

He is the fifth reporter slain in recent months

Evidence identifiers are placed next to the body of renowned crime journalist Javier Valdez, who was gunned down in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters Evidence identifiers are placed next to the body of renowned crime journalist Javier Valdez, who was gunned down in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters
Evidence identifiers are placed next to the body of renowned crime journalist Javier Valdez, who was gunned down in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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