Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 2/18/1990
Offender: Sentenced to 50 years
Inspector McCaghren was killed when he was dragged by a van he and another inspector were attempting to search at the Ysleta Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas. The driver of the van accelerated as Inspector McCaghren was searching it. He was thrown from the van and received injuries, which he succumbed to the following day.
The driver of the van was apprehended five days later. He was convicted of first degree murder and was sentenced to 50 years in prison without parole.
Inspector McCaghren had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.