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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Man Convicted of Manslaughter

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DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested a man convicted of voluntary manslaughter, shortly after he illegally entered the United States, June 3.

Eagle Pass Station agents apprehended a lone migrant near Eagle Pass around 4:30 p.m. He was transported to Soft-sided Processing Facility where record checks revealed that Oscar Jeovany Torres-Cruz, 32, of Honduras, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in 2008 in North Carolina and sentenced to 86 months confinement. He has been deported twice.

As a convicted felon, he faces a charge of 8 USC § 1326 – re-entry after deportation.

During fiscal year 2022, Oct. 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022, Del Rio Sector agents have encountered more than 1,269 criminal migrants.

All subjects are processed in accordance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection policies.

To report suspicious activity, call the Del Rio Sector’s toll-free number at 1-866-511-8727.

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Last Modified: June 8, 2022