Crime

Vigil held for man killed in Fabens

Fabens remembers man killed in homicide

FABENS, Texas - Friends and family left candles at the base of a hand-made cross from Bobby Cordero.

The 57-year-old man was killed in Fabens Tuesday night.

El Paso County Sheriff's deputies were called out just before 6 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of Southeast River Street in reference to "an injured party."

Sheriff's Office Spokeswoman Leslie Antunez wrote in a news release that deputies "deputies encountered a group of individuals causing a disturbance and an unconscious person laying (sic) on the floor."

The incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Antunez did not clarify whether the "individuals causing a disturbance" were taken into custody. The sheriff's office identified a person of interest," Antunez said. 

"Bobby was a very good-hearted person. he always worried about his family. his mom, his sisters. brothers," Bobby's sister, Leti Cordero said. 

More than 50 people showed up to the vigil.

"I owe everything I am to you. and going forward I want to overcome everything, and have that memory of everything you taught me. and live it by example," Bobby's stepson, Raymond Alcoser said.


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