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Crime History: Texas reporter found dead on assignment

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On this day, Dec. 16, in 1998, Philip True, a reporter for the San Antonio Express-News, was found dead in a remote mountain range in Mexico. True, 50, went hiking in the Sierra Madre to photograph and write about the Huichol Indians. A coroner's report indicated he had been strangled and dropped into a ravine. Authorities arrested two Huichol Indians, who confessed to killing True because he...

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