(Cartel or possibly MS 13?)
Doña Ana County, New Mexico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed that a Border Patrol agent was recovered after being badly injured. Reports coming in from various news outlets say that the agent was tortured and horrifically mutilated.
On June 10, U.S. Customs and Border Protection released the following statement about the incident:
*“U.S. Customs and Border Protection is assisting in the investigation of a report of an assault against an off-duty Border Patrol agent assigned to the Deming, New Mexico, Border Patrol Station.
The agent was discovered on the side of the road by a motorist at 11 p.m. MDT. The agent suffered multiple, serious injuries to his head, chest and hands.
Emergency Medical Services transported the agent to a nearby hospital where he is being treated for his wounds. The agent is in stable condition.
“Robin Zielinski, a photojournalist with Las Cuces Sun-news later released that the Border Patrol agent’s fingers were cut off during the attack.”*