Vergilio Aguilar Mendez, in a still from body cam footage, on a sidewalk at the Super 8 motel where he was staying last May.

Vergilio Aguilar Mendez

In Court: A competency and a bond hearing are scheduled in the case of Vergilio Aguilar Mendez in Courtroom 328 before Circuit Judge R. Lee Smith at the St. Johns County courthouse, 4010 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine. Mendez faces a first degree felony charge of aggravated manslaughter in the death of St. Johns County Sheriff’s deputy Mike Kunovich last May. Kunovich collapsed and died in an apparent heart attack shortly after arresting mendez on a resisting charge at a Super 8 in St. Augustine. See: “A Poisoned Tree Grows in St. Augustine.”

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Friday, Dec 22, 2023


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St. Johns County courthouse
4010 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine

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