On Thursday, August 11, 2016, Border Patrol Agent Manuel A. Alvarez was killed in the line of duty near Casa Grande, Arizona. Agent Alvarez was involved in a vehicle accident and died at the scene. He was 37 years old and assigned to the Casa Grande Station.
Agent Alvarez entered on duty July 13, 2003, as a member of U.S. Border Patrol Academy Class 557.
He is survived by his wife; his four children; his parents; and his two sisters.