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Longtime Jim Wells County Deputy Dies After Battle with Illness

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JIM WELLS COUNTY (Kiii News) -

A longtime member of the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department passed away Monday morning after a long battle with illness. He was 48.

Lt. Carlos Araujo worked for the Premont Police Department before arriving at the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department in 1992, where he served for nine years. He then went to work for the Elgin Police Department, the Travis County Constable's Office Pct. 3 and the Williamson County Constable's Office Pct. 3.

Eight years later, in 2010, Araujo returned to work for the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department.

Services for Lt. Araujo are pending.

Photos courtesy of the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department.