Border Patrol Inspector Edwin H. Wheeler

Border Patrol Inspector Edwin H. Wheeler

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, July 6, 1952

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Edwin H. Wheeler

Inspector Wheeler was shot and killed near Mathis, Texas, after conducting government business in the city. His body was found in his vehicle which had been driven off of a bridge in an attempt to cover up his murder. No suspects were ever identified.

Inspector Wheeler had served with the agency for 11 years.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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Rest in Peace Border Patrol Inspector Edwin H. Wheeler. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of The Great State of Texas and the USA.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scumthat murdered you forever burn in the lake of fire.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 6, 2016

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