7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Held at US Border Dies in Custody

She was in custody for about eight hours before she began having seizures, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials said.

  • Published 14 December 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 7-year-old girl picked up with her father and dozens of other migrants along a remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border suffered seizures and spiked a high fever in immigration custody and later died, federal officials said. An autopsy was scheduled to try to determine what killed the girl, who appeared to be dehydrated and suffering from shock and apparently had not had anything to eat or drink in days, they said.… Read at AP News