Funeral held for border patrol agent whose death remains a mystery

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Hundreds of people gathered for the border patrol agent who died while on duty last Sunday, even as the circumstances surrounding his death remain a mystery.

Officials from all over the country attended the services for Rogelio Martinez, 36, in El Paso Saturday.

Martinez and his fellow agent were found at the bottom of a ravine in Texas after they responded to a sensor triggered in the area, according to law enforcement sources.

Martinez suffered a fatal head injury and broken bones. His partner survived.

Martinez leaves behind a distraught mother struggling to understand what happened to her son. "I loved him, and I miss him," Elvia Martinez told CNN.

Meanwhile, investigators are offering a $25,000 reward for information in the case.

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