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Constable Pedro R. Sendejo | Duval County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas Duval County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

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Pedro R. Sendejo

Duval County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, August 4, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber

Offender: Charged with capital murder

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Constable Pedro Sendejo was shot and killed by a man who had just been arrested by the county sheriff for burglarizing a nearby house.

The sheriff handed the suspect over to Constable Sendejo. As the constable walked the man to his patrol car the man produced a .22 caliber pistol and shot Constable Sendejo twice in the chest. The suspect was charged with capital murder.

Constable Sendejo had served as constable for only nine months. He had previously served as a deputy for the Duval County Sheriff's Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife five children.

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Rest in Peace Constable Pedro R. Sendejo. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Duval County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public. I also Pray that the thug who murdered you is rotting in hell.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
August 4, 2016

 

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