The former owner of Cafe Central and current owner of Apodaca Bail Bonds died on Tuesday morning.
Trae Apodaca, who owned Apodaca Bail Bonds and also had a passion for cooking, died overnight, according to one of his friends as well as an email sent to the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
According to a biography on the Apodaca Bail Bonds website, he was a second generation bail agent who grew up in El Paso. He graduated from the New Mexico Military Institute and studied at the University of Colorado at Boulder and at UTEP.
“As an El Paso native, Trae sees himself as a true part of the local community,” the biography said. “And as a member of the El Paso community, he plays a key role in helping and supporting those El Paso families in need, during what can be one of their most trying and difficult times.”
More details about his death have not been made public. Information on any services has not been announced.