Border Patrol Agent Arrested For Murder Of 4 Women

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Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said during a news conference that the agent, identified as Juan David Ortiz, was arrested Saturday morning, according to multiple reports.

The sheriff said that Ortiz was a 10-year veteran supervisor with Border Patrol, local NBC/ABC affiliate KGNS reported.

Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said authorities were able to find Ortiz after a woman he allegedly kidnapped tried to escape. Ortiz was captured in the parking lot of a Laredo, Texas, hotel after fleeing from state troopers.

Alaniz said that Ortiz will face four murder charges and one count of aggravated kidnapping, according to KGNS.

 

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