Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales

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

End of Watch Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Isaac Morales

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales succumbed to wounds sustained four days earlier when he was stabbed in an unprovoked attack in El Paso, Texas, while off duty.

Agent Morales and several friend were walking to their cars in the 12000 block of Tierre Este when they were confronted by the subject. Agent Morales identified himself as a United States Border Patrol agent in an attempt to diffuse the situation. The man then attacked him with a knife and stabbed him in the eye.

Despite the wound, Agent Morales chased the subject with several witnesses. The man was subdued by citizens and taken into custody by responding officers.

Agent Morales was transported to a local hospital where he remained in critical condition until passing away on May 24th, 2017.

Agent Morales had served with the United States Border Patrol for eight years and was assigned to the Ysleta Border Patrol Station.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Location Texas
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Charged with murder

off duty

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My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Agent Morales.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

August 19, 2017

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