The situation in Mexico is getting worse every day. A man running for congress in Mexico’s city Piedras Negras was assassinated.
Fernando Puron Johnston was running for Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies- the equivalent of their “Congress.” He was leading in the polls, and had an anti-narco policy platform. The election was set for July 1st.
Well he will never serve in office.
Yesterday, at the end of an electoral debate, Fernando was assassinated by a hitman who approached him from behind and fired a single shot at his head at point blank range.
Fernando Puron Johnston had served as a mayor of Piedras Negras, but had his eye on the Congress for which the election is held on July 1, 2018.
More than 20 candidates have been reportedly killed ahead of this years elections.