The police chief in the border town of La Joya, Texas, was found dead Thursday in vacant lot with fatal gunshot wounds.
Chief Jose Del Angel, 44, was a 17-year veteran of the department that provides police services to the town located on the U.S.-Mexico border west of McAllen and southeast of Falcon Lake.
The chief was found at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday inside his police vehicle that was parked in a vacant lot. Investigators say they're treating the case as a homicide.
Source: The Monitor