On Saturday, September 15, 2012, Border Patrol Agent Jeffrey Ramirez died at the age of 25. Agent Ramirez had been hospitalized in Laredo, Texas since the onset of a heat-related illness on August 22, 2012.
Agent Ramirez entered on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol on September 1, 2008 as a member of Border Patrol Academy Class 810. Following graduation from the Academy, he was assigned to the Hebbronville Station in the Laredo Sector.
Agent Ramirez is survived by his parents, sister, two brothers, son, and girlfriend. His brother is a Border Patrol agent at the Freer Station.