8-Year-Old Girl Dies In Biden’s Border Patrol Custody In Texas
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- An 8-year-old girl from Panama has died at a Border Patrol station Wednesday, the second death of a child from Latin America in U.S. government custody in two weeks.
- The girl and her family were being held in Harlingen, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley, one of the busiest corridors for migrant crossings, the Border Patrol’s parent agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said.
- The girl experienced “ a medical emergency ” and died at a hospital, the agency said. An autopsy has been ordered, said Jesus T. “Chuy” Garcia, Jr., the local judge presiding in the case.
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