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- May. 30, 1929 -
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Resided: TX, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: May. 30, 1929
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 27 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.  
Washington D.C., DC   20229   USA
(877)227-5511
County: District of Columbia
Dept. Type: Federal/Law Enforcement
Hero's Rank: Patrol Inspector
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
On The Job: 2 weeks
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: TX   USA   Thu. May. 30, 1929
Summary: Patrol Inspector Benjamin Hill was shot and killed while pursuing an illegal alien near El Paso, Texas.

He had observed the man cross the Rio Grande River and began to pursue him. When the man entered an alley he suddenly turned and shot Inspector Hill in the chest.

Inspector Hill had served with the United States Border Patrol for only two weeks. He was not married. He was buried in the Wheeler Cemetery, Wheeler County, Texas.

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