WYFF-TV Anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer both had worked in the Greenville market for more than a decade. McCormick and Smeltzer had just interviewed Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant.
If it is confirmed that Dominguez was murdered for his work, he would be the first journalist slain for his profession in the new year after a deadly 2017 that saw at least 10 killed in what international press groups called a crisis for freedom of expression in Mexico.
“Sudip Datta Bhaunik, had gone to meet the Commandant of the 2nd TSR at RK Nagar after obtaining due appointment from him. But when he reached there he had an altercation with a PSO of the Commandant outside the latter’s office, during which the PSO shot at him," the editor said.
Singh, KJ to friends and colleagues, had worked in senior positions at The Indian Express, The Times of India and The Tribune. After his retirement a decade ago, he had been working for a few online news portals.