Trena Renee McLaughlin

Trena Renee McLaughlin  Age: 59  Tour:18 years  End of Watch: September 14, 2009

Trena Renee McLaughlin

Age: 59

Tour:18 years

End of Watch: September 14, 2009

Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Trena McLaughlin died as the result of Hepatitis C, which she had contracted after being stuck by a syringe while searching a vehicle.

On July 14, 1994, she was searching a vehicle at the Temecula Station in California when her hand came in contact with the hidden syringe. She tested positive for Hepatitis C in 1998 and medically retired from the Border Patrol in 2002. She passed as a result of the disease on September 14, 2009.

Agent McLaughlin had served with the United States Border Patrol for 18 years.

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