Border Patrol Agent Cruz C. McGuire

Border Patrol Agent Cruz C. McGuire

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

End of Watch Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Cruz C. McGuire

Agent Cruz McGuire suffered a fatal heart attack while on horse patrol, tracking illegal immigrants along a trail near Del Rio, Texas. Other agents and medical personnel attempted to revive him but were unsuccessful.

He had served with the Border Patrol for 25 years and had previously served with the Del Rio Police Department and Kinney County Sheriff's Office in Texas. Agent Cruz was assigned to the Del Rio station of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Del Rio Sector.

He is survived by his son, two daughters, parents, and three siblings.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge D575

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Texas

illegal alien

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Agent McGuire,
On today, the 10th 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
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 21, 2019

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