Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa
Javier Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa.
Javier Valdez poses at an unknown location in Mexico. Valdez, a veteran reporter, specialized in covering drug trafficking.
Evidence identifiers are placed next to the body of journalist Javier Valdez at a crime scene in Culiacan, Mexico.
The hat of murdered journalist Javier Valdez lies on his forehead inside a funeral home before his wake begins in Culiacan, Mexico. The hat was his trademark.
Friends and relatives say their last goodbyes during the funeral Mass of slain journalist Javier Valdez in Culiacan, Mexico.
After the murder of Javier Valdez, Mexican journalists stage a demonstration, holding up pictures of colleagues who have been killed.
Demonstrators in Mexico hold up pictures of journalist Javier Valdez during a protest over his murder and the killing of other journalists.
An activist speaks at a demonstration in Mexico decrying the murder of journalist Javier Valdez and others in the news media.
Candles burn in front of pictures of murdered journalists Miroslava Breach, left, and Javier Valdez during a demonstration against the killing of journalists.