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Rosary Service for Slain ICE Agent Jaime Zapata

Family members of ICE special agent Jaime Zapata receive his body at the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 in Brownsville, Texas.  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Agent Jaime Zapata died Tuesday after assailants opened fire on his vehicle as he drove from Monterrey, Mexico, to Mexico City.   (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Paul Chouy)

Family members of ICE special agent Jaime Zapata receive his body at the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 in Brownsville, Texas. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Agent Jaime Zapata died Tuesday after assailants opened fire on his vehicle as he drove from Monterrey, Mexico, to Mexico City. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Paul Chouy)  (AP2011)

A rosary service for Jaime Zapata, the U.S. ICE agent killed in Mexico, is scheduled for Monday evening in Brownsville, Texas. 

His funeral is planned for Tuesday.

Zapata was killed last week when, U.S. government officials have said, gunmen from Mexico's ruthless Zetas drug gang shot up the special agent's car in San Luis Potosi state.

ICE agent Victor Avila, who was also in the car, was shot twice in the leg.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who helped form a joint task force led by the FBI to find the killers, is expected to attend Tuesday's funeral.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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