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Off-Duty DEA Agent Killed In Colombia Robbery

June 21, 2013  | 

Photo courtesy of DEA.
Photo courtesy of DEA.
An off-duty Drug Enforcement Administration special agent assigned to a Colombia field office was killed during a robbery attempt in Bogota, the agency announced.

Agent James "Terry" Watson was killed late Thursday in Colombia's capital city. Watson was on temporary duty in Bogota. He had been assigned to the DEA's Cartagena field office.

"We are all saddened by this devastating loss of a member of the DEA family," said Michele Leonhart, DEA administrator. "Terry was a brave and talented DEA special agent who served our agency for 13 years. These are the worst days for anyone in law enforcement and we grieve Terry's loss."

Earlier in his career, Watson served in Honolulu, Hawaii, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. He also served on three deployments to Afghanistan conducting counter-narcotics missions as a member of DEA's FAST program. Prior to joining the DEA, Watson worked for the U.S. Marshals Service and served in the U.S. Army.


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b @ 6/21/2013 11:31 AM

Please change the title of the article to reflect the correct spelling of Colombia. Columbia is the way "District of Columbia" is spelled. If you mean the country, the country is, "Colombia."

Sarah @ 6/21/2013 5:54 PM

B - after reading this article you are seriously only going to correct spelling?!?!?! A man lost his life you uncompassionate excuse for a human! My heart goes out to his family, friends, and associates!!!!!!

Karen @ 6/22/2013 10:41 AM

Thank you Sarah. Terry was my brother in law. He was a great man who loved life and was dedicated to his job. He will be greatly missed and a void will remain in our hearts.

Sarah @ 6/22/2013 6:39 PM

Karen, I am so sorry for your loss! If at all possible please message me @ [email protected]

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