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.