Secret Service Agent Dies After Stroke in Scotland With Trump

President Trump boarded Air Force One before departing from Glasgow Scotland

President Trump boarded Air Force One before departing from Glasgow Scotland

Secret service the United States died after suffering a stroke during a visit of US President Donald trump in Scotland. "Finally, the Secret Service thanks the medical personnel in Scotland, in addition to the members of the White House Medical Unit and Police Scotland who provided exceptional care and support for a member of our family", the statement continued.

In a statement, President Trump said: "Our hearts are filled with sadness over the loss of a beloved and devoted special agent, husband, and father".

Officials said the agent fell ill on Sunday and was receiving "much needed critical care" in Scotland.

According to CNN sources in law enforcement bodies, 42-year-old agent, whose name was not disclosed, was discovered unconscious by their colleagues.

Trump left the White House to meet Remagen's family at the base shortly after 1 p.m. and returned two hours later.

They called the fallen agent "a dedicated professional of the highest order" who leaves behind a wife and two small children.

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams said: "Our priority throughout was to protect the president, maintain public safety and facilitate thousands of people across Scotland to exercise their right to protest peacefully".

A press release issued by the Department of Homeland Security stated that Remagen's body will return to the United States Wednesday afternoon, and thanked the United States and Scotland's military, law enforcement and medical communities for their assistance with Remagen's health. "We are forever in their debt".

The agent's identity and what he was doing at the time was not provided by the Secret Service.

A 19-year veteran of the Secret Service, Remagen's body was returned to the USA on Wednesday.

Remagen was a five year veteran of the US Marines and served the Secret Service for 19 years. Remagen is the 37th Secret Service agent to die in the line of duty since 1902.