Galindo threatened his wife, Norma Sepulveda Esparza, at their mobile home. Deputy Lee Russ intervened. Galindo stabbed Deputy Russ, then Epsarza. Deputy Russ shot Galindo. All three died. Galindo and Esparza had been married for three months. Deputy Russ, who had served for 11 years, was the first Ward County deputy to die in the line of duty.

ID: 12074

Victms Name: Jose Ignacio Galindo
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Monahans
County: Ward
State: TX
Zip Code: 79756
Country: United States of America

Agency: Ward County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Galindo threatened his wife, Norma Sepulveda Esparza, at their mobile home. Deputy Lee Russ intervened. Galindo stabbed Deputy Russ, then Epsarza. Deputy Russ shot Galindo. All three died. Galindo and Esparza had been married for three months. Deputy Russ, who had served for 11 years, was the first Ward County deputy to die in the line of duty.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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