El Salvador migrant dies in Border Patrol custody

New Mexico

LORDSBURG, N.M. (KRQE)- The federal government is investigating another migrant death in Border Patrol custody.

Authorities say a 32-year-old man from El Salvador died Thursday in Lordsburg, New Mexico after being taken into custody Wednesday night. Officials say he “fell into medical distress” at CBP’s station and could not be revived.

The man’s identity has not yet been released.

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