Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heat exhaustion
Incident Date: 9/1/2012
Border Patrol Agent Jeffrey Ramirez died several weeks after suffering symptoms of heat stroke during a defensive tactics training exercise in Laredo, Texas, on a day where temperatures were above 90-degrees.
He was transported to a hospital when he began to feel ill where he was treated for dehydration and released. After failing to wake up the following morning, he was transported back to the hospital where he remained on life support until passing away on September 15th, 2012.
Agent Ramirez had served with the United States Border Patrol for four years. He is survived by his wife, son, parents, sister, and two brothers.