FBI Increases Reward In Death of a U.S. Border Patrol Agent

The El Paso FBI is announcing a $50,000 prerogative for information heading to the fortitude of the review into the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez and the damage of another agent. The State of Texas has offering a $20,000 reward. In total, a prerogative of $70,000 is now being offered.

On Nov 18, 2017, at approximately 11:20 p.m. CST, U.S. Border Patrol Agents from the Van Horn Station in the Big Bend Sector, located two harmed Border Patrol Agents in a culvert area adjacent to Interstate 10, about 12 miles easterly of Van Horn, Texas. The Border Patrol Agents supposing the harmed Agents with evident medical caring and ecstatic them to a internal Van Horn hospital.

Both Agents sustained dire conduct injuries, along with other diverse earthy injuries. At a internal hospital in Van Horn, it was dynamic both of the Agents’ injuries were serious and compulsory modernized medical care. The harmed Agents were airlifted alone to a internal hospital in El Paso, Texas.

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez succumbed to his injuries and died in the early morning hours of Sunday, Nov 19, 2017.

The FBI is asking anyone with information about this comfortless occurrence to hit the FBI 24 hours a day at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) or online at tips.fbi.gov. The FBI is aggressively questioning all leads coming in from the open and by inquisitive activities.

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