The Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol will hold a joint press conference on Tuesday, November 21 in El Paso to discuss the death of Big Bend Sector agent Rogelio Martinez who was killed in the line of duty November 19 near Van Horn. The press conference is scheduled to be held between 1 and 2 PM. A press conference scheduled to be held today in Van Horn was canceled.
Since the death of Agent Martinez was announced yesterday shortly after noon, no further official details have been forthcoming.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott described the death as a murder in a press release issued today.