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Another Illegal Immigrant Admits Involvement in 2009 Murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent

In July 2009, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, Jr. was ambushed by five Mexican nationals, three of which entered the United States illegally to assault Rosas through a hole in the border fence and then quickly fled back over the border.

Thursday, 28-year-old Marco Rodriguez-Perez entered into a plea agreement after being extradited to the United States from Mexico in October 2011. In the agreement, Rodriguez-Perez admitted to ambushing Agent Rosas while he was on-duty, in uniform and responding to a remote area near Campo, California. The goal was to rob Rosas of his night vision goggles and they killed Agent Rosas in the process. More from the FBI:

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