Senior Patrol Agent Rene B. Garza

Senior Patrol Agent Rene B. Garza

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

End of Watch Wednesday, January 20, 1999

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Rene B. Garza

Senior Patrol Agent Rene Garza suffered a fatal heart attack while on horseback patrol in Skeleton Canyon, New Mexico.

He had served with the United States Border Patrol for 24 years and had been stationed at the Lordsburg, New Mexico, station for his entire career.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location New Mexico

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SPA Garza,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country and to the Patrol. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey

Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol

January 20, 2019

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