Drug Enforcement Administration

DEA Headquarters

June 25, 2013

Contact: National Media Affairs Office

Phone Number: (202) 307-1000

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s Statement Regarding The Arrest Of Four Individuals In Connection With The Murder Of Special Agent Terry Watson In Bogota, Colombia:

WASHINGTON -   -“The Drug Enforcement Administration is grateful for the outstanding work of the Colombian National Police, the Special Investigative Unit and the Attorney General’s Office that led to the swift arrest of these suspects,” said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. “We will never forget Special Agent Watson and his sacrifice, as well as all those who have given their lives for the rule of law. We salute the brave and expeditious work of Colombian law enforcement and we look forward to justice being served.”


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