|Fallen Agent:||BENJAMIN T. HILL|
|DOB:||October 23, 1901|
|Entered:||May 14, 1929|
|Departed:||May 30, 1929|
|Patrol Inspector Hill was shot and killed near the international boundary, El Paso, Texas, on May 30, 1929, while pursuing a narcotics smuggler whom he had seen cross the Rio Grande River. While being pursued on foot through an alley, the smuggler suddenly wheeled and shot Inspector Hill through the heart, killing him instantly.|
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