The two had been driving north along a four-lane federal highway from Mexico City to Monterrey, one of the nation’s most prosperous — and dangerous — cities. A U.S. official, who was not authorized to discuss the case publicly, said the two were traveling on routine business, not as part of an investigation.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Agent Murdered in MexicoWritten by Kelly Holt
Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents serving in Mexico were attacked Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on the blue Suburban in which they were traveling. Special Agent Jaime Zapata, on assignment from his post in Laredo, Texas to the ICE office in Mexico City, was killed.