Procession held for fallen HPD sergeant

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Police Department escorted the body of fallen Sgt. Sean Rios today to a southeast Houston funeral home.

Rios was shot to death Monday afternoon in a north Houston gun battle.

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The procession departed the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences on Old Spanish Trail and concluded at Peevey Funeral Home at 12440 Beamer Road.

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Family members are then expected to finalize details for Rios' funeral services.

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The body of Sgt. Sean Rios is scheduled to be taken from the medical examiner's office to Peevey Funeral Home on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.



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The man accused of killing Rios was taken into custody a day after the shooting. A judge has set his bond at $500,000. He's scheduled to be back in court Thursday.

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As HPD prepares to hold a procession in honor of Sgt. Sean Rios, the man accused of killing him is due in court again.

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