Journalist’s Death Still Clouded by Questions

Los Angeles Times


February 22, 2011/– Robert
J. Lopez and Robert Faturechi

As Ruben Salazar report is released, people who knew him say it won’t end suspicions about the case

As officials formally released a report Tuesday on the slaying of journalist Ruben Salazar, people who knew the newsman applauded the review but said it will not end the suspicions that have clouded the case for the last 40 years.

Salazar was killed by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who fired a
tear-gas projectile into a darkened bar where the newsman was taking a break
from reporting on rioting that had broken out on L.A.’s Eastside, said Michael
Gennaco, head of the Office of Independent Review, which prepared the report. [More…]