Edwin Albeiro Salazar Cañas,

A man who was previously identified as Edwin Albeiro Salazar Cañas, 54, was murdered on the morning of Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in Calle 46 with 107th Street, in the Andalucía neighbourhood.

At about 7:00 a.m., the victim was approached by a hit man who shot him several times and then fled on the motorcycle of a buddy who was waiting for him.

Friends of Edwin stated that, as far as they knew, he had no enemies and had not spoken of receiving any threats.

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Date of Killing:02/05/2018

Previous Threats:No information

Type of Work:Community leader

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Peasant Communities

More information:Front Line Defenders

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