Local soldier killed in Afghanistan to be remembered

A Houston area soldier who died in Afghanistan is being honored this weekend.

November 7, 2010 7:49:07 AM PST
A visitation will be held today for a Houston soldier killed in Afghanistan after his body arrived yesterday at Ellington Field Specialist Pedro Maldonado was a graduate of Furr High School. He was killed in Kandalay when insurgents attacked his unit with rocket propelled grenades and small arms on October 29th.

A visitation for Maldonado starts at 11am at Compean Funeral home on Broadway. His funeral is tomorrow.