Narcotics Investigator Manuel Abelardo Segovia, Jr.

Narcotics Investigator Manuel Abelardo Segovia, Jr.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 31, 1986

Manuel Abelardo Segovia, Jr.

Investigator Manuel Segovia was shot and killed while he and several other officers executed a narcotics search warrant on a residence. Upon entry one of the suspects ran towards the rear of the home, with Investigator Segovia in pursuit. The man retrieved a weapon and opened fire, striking Investigator Segovia through a wall. Other officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

A unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Hidalgo County was named after Investigator Segovia.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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He was my cousin. His family was and is so proud of him for all his years of work in service to the public. Halloween was a terrible night for us in 1986. I still remember. God bless you, Junior.

Carol Brittsan
first cousin

October 7, 2018

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