Body of HPD Sgt. Sean Rios escorted to funeral home

The body of a fallen HPD Sgt. Sean Rios was escorted to a funeral home Thursday morning.
The body of a fallen HPD Sgt. Sean Rios was escorted to a funeral home Thursday morning.

HOUSTON – The body of a fallen HPD Sgt. Sean Rios was escorted to a funeral home Thursday morning.

A procession started and 10:30 a.m. Thursday and escort Rios' body from the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences to the Peevey Funeral Home at 12440 Beamer Rd.

Rios was killed on Monday during a shootout. One of the men charged with murder in connection to Rios' death appeared in court Wednesday. His bond was set at $500,000. A second suspect remains at large.

Details for Rios' funeral have not yet been announced, but HPD expects those details to become available soon.


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