Mexican officials free man who killed border patrol agent
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By Nicole Gaouette and Joel Rubin
The Los Angeles Times
IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. — U.S. officials have expressed shock that a Mexican judge had freed a man imprisoned in connection with the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in California this year, according to a statement issued Wednesday by Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff.