Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Terry Watson was murdered on June 21, 2013 during a robbery attempt in Bogota, Colombia. Special Agent Watson was assigned to the DEA Cartagena, Colombia Resident Office at the time of the incident and was on official travel to Bogota in furtherance of maritime drug smuggling investigations. After leaving colleagues at a restaurant en route to his hotel, Special Agent Watson hailed a cab and after entering the cab, was stabbed by members of a robbery crew. Special Agent Watson fled the cab but collapsed a short distance away. Bystanders came to his aid but he was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Richard E. Fass was fatally shot on June 30, 1994, during an undercover methamphetamine investigation in Glendale, Arizona. He was 37 years of age at the time of his death.
Narcotic Agent James E. Brown of the Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Department of Treasury, was shot three times and killed near Isleton, California, on June 7, 1928, by a suspected Asian opium trafficker. He was 36 years of age at the time of his death.