Special Agent Daniel Lee Knapp

Special Agent Daniel Lee Knapp

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, December 29, 2011

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Daniel Lee Knapp

Special Agent Danny Knapp drowned while attempting to rescue a distressed swimmer in the ocean at Playa Escondida, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

Agent Knapp was on vacation at the beach with a friend when they saw the man calling for help and struggling in the water. Agent Knapp immediately entered the water in an attempt to rescue the man, but became distressed himself. The man he was attempting to rescue was pulled from the water and survived, however, Agent Knapp drowned.

Agent Knapp had served with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for six years. He was survived by his parents.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned
  • Location Puerto Rico

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Agent Knapp,
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 your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 29, 2021

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