Commissioners honor CPl. Espericueta


RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – A fallen Mission hero has been honored at Commissioner’s Court.

The wife of Corporal Jose Luis “Speedy” Espericueta Jr., his children, and other family members were in attendance.

The 18-year Mission Police veteran was honored in a resolution presented to his family by Hidalgo County Commissioners, along with an autographed photo from Dallas Cowboy Guard, Connor Williams. We are told he was a big fan.

Espericueta was shot and killed in the line of duty on June 20th.

Local leaders added that they will be forever grateful for his service and sacrifice.

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