New Mexico brothers questioned in limit unit agent’s death

EL PASO, Texas — The FBI questioned two brothers from New Mexico in the death of a limit unit agent in Texas, according to sovereign justice papers that have been sealed. Jeanette Harper, a mouthpiece for the FBI’s El Paso office, pronounced Thursday that the review is ongoing into the death of agent Rogelio Martinez and critical injuries sustained by his partner.

FBI officials pronounced formerly that they were questioning the occurrence as a “potential assault” but they have not ruled out that the injuries could have been caused by an accident. 

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The hunt aver and confirmation were filed Monday in New Mexico sovereign justice and have given been sealed. In the affidavit, the investigators asking for a aver to hunt a automobile belonging to the brothers, referred to them as “likely perpetrators of the assault.”

But, justice papers show the hunt aver was executed on Dec. 3, a day before the FBI doubled its prerogative seeking information in the case. 

Neither hermit has been charged in 36-year-old Martinez’s death. One of the brothers was being held on an immigration-related offense as of Thursday.

Martinez’s partner radioed for help while the two were questioning a report of activity on Nov. 18 outward of Van Horn, Texas, about 110 miles southeast of El Paso and about 30 miles from the limit with Mexico. The two were found with critical injuries including conduct mishap and broken bones.

Martinez died at a hospital a few hours later. His partner has recovered, but investigators contend he doesn’t remember what happened.

The justice papers pronounced a lady who had ridden in the automobile with the brothers submitted to the tip to investigators. 

Harper pronounced the FBI has perceived countless tips, but declined to elaborate on the brothers or other tips they may be investigating.

“The FBI has not pulpy charges against any individual, and we are still stability with the investigation,” she said.

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