Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed on duty in 2010. His death became a political flashpoint after it was discovered he was shot with a gun smuggled into Mexico under an ATF operation. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed on duty in 2010. His death became a political flashpoint after it was discovered he was shot with a gun smuggled into Mexico under an ATF operation. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

The U.S. Attorney's Office says authorities in Mexico have arrested the final of several defendants accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed the Fast and Furious federal gun operation, the Associated Press reported Monday.

Jesus Rosario Favela-Astorga faces first-degree murder and other charges in the December 2010 killing of 40-year-old Brian Terry in Arizona.

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