Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas
End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021
Corrections Officer IV Honorato Antones died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the James V. Allred Correctional Institution at 2101 FM 369 North in Iowa Park.
Officer Antones had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for eight years. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.