SAPD officer Miguel Moreno saved four lives through organ donation

KENS 5 | Andrea Martinez


San Antonio PD officer Miguel Moreno was shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this year. Now, his legacy lives on through four people who were gifted with his organs.

Officers Gabriel Mendoza and Arturo Hernandez have grown close to the Moreno family. The two are family assistance officers with SAPD. They have been alongside the Moreno family through the grieving process.

“Through his donation he continues to give,” Hernandez said. “Even though he's not with us anymore, his legacy still lives on.”

Hernandez and Mendoza tearfully read a letter written by Moreno’s brother, Officer Arturo Moreno.

It read: “Miguel loved serving his community and was known to be an outstanding police officer to many… Miguel was a handsome, healthy, intelligent and frugal individual.”

Clarissa Thompson, with the Texas Organ Sharing Alliance, said Moreno's donation saved four lives. Continue reading

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