Border Patrol Agent Luis A. Santiago

Border Patrol Agent Luis A. Santiago

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

End of Watch Tuesday, March 28, 1995

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Luis A. Santiago

Border Patrol Agent Luis Santiago died after falling 120-feet to the base of the Lower Otay Reservoir dam during a foot pursuit of illegal immigrants in San Diego County, California.

He and several other agents were chasing the group at approximately 12:30 am when he slipped on loose rocks and fell.

Agent Santiago was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the United States Border Patrol for 10 months. He is survived by mother and eight siblings.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 10 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Location California
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

foot pursuit, illegal alien

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