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Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

Border Patrol Agent

Rogelio Martinez

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Sunday, November 19, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Unidentified

Location: Texas

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Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was killed in the line of duty while he and his partner were on patrol near mile marker 152 on I-10, in the area of Van Horn, Texas.

They were patrolling in rugged terrain when both agents suffered serious injuries. Agent Martinez's partner was able to notify dispatchers and requested assistance. Responding units and rescue personnel transported them to a hospital where Agent Martinez succumbed to his wounds.

Several federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are investigating the cause of Agent Martinez's death.

Agent Martinez had served with the United States Border Patrol for four years and was assigned to the Big Bend Sector. He is survived by his fiancee and son.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Border Patrol Carla Provost
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Room 6.5E
Washington, DC 20229

Phone: (202) 344-1770

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RIP brother Rogelio.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department
December 10, 2017

 

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