Mexican Migrant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of Border Patrol Agent in Arizona

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Bob Price
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Saturday, October 29, 2022
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A Mexican migrant who illegally entered the U.S. in Arizona on January 6 pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to attempting to kill a Border Patrol agent. The migrant pointed the agent’s gun at him, slashed at the agent with a knife, and attempted to gouge out his eyes.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona reported that 22-year-old Rey David Marquez-Jimenez, a Mexican national illegally present in the United States, pleaded guilty to attempting to murder a  Tucson Sector U.S. Border Patrol agent in January. . . .