A man's body is prepared to be identified by family member after being murdered in Juarez Mexico. The border city of Juárez (population: 1.5 million) is a slaughterhouse ruled by drug lords where the death toll for 2008 is 1,600. The coroner's office is open 24/7 and employs more than 100 doctors, technicians and investigative specialists, who cover Ciudad Juarez and northern Chihuahua state.
66th Annual Pictures of the Year International Competition General News Picture Story,
Editorial, 3rd Place