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Corpus Christi council candidate passes away

Corpus Christi City Council Candidate, Roland Adam Gaona, was found dead in his home by family and friends.

Corpus Christi (Kiii News) — A Corpus Christi City Council candidate was found dead in his home Tuesday by friends and family.

Family and friends of 56-year-old Roland Gaona discovered he was dead when they attempted to contact him only to receive no response. They believe Gaona may have passed away Saturday.

Gaona reportedly received a kidney transplant last week and was having health issues before his death.

Currently, the exact cause of Gaona's death is unknown.

Gaona was looking to represent District 3 after next month's elections.

Funeral arrangements are currently pending.

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