Two men charged in killing of U.S. Coast Guard officer

U.S. Coast Guards­man Ter­rell Horne III died after he was knocked off his boat by sus­pec­ted Mex­ic­an drug smug­glers, boat cap­tain Jose Mejia-Leyva and Manuel Beltran-Higuera, then struck by a pro­peller, ac­cord­ing to fed­er­al pro­sec­utors.

Published: Dec. 3, 2012
Sources: United States Attorney’s Office
Credits: Samantha Schaefer
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