Mexican National Dies After Apparent Plunge From Arizona Border Wall


A 33-year-old Mexican man died in American custody on Saturday about a week after falling from the US-Mexico border wall, authorities said.

The man was found injured in an open field near Yuma, Arizona by agents from the US Customs and Border Protection on July 26, the agency said. He told agents he had plunged from the wall.

Emergency responders immediately rendered first aid before transporting him to Yuma Regional Medical Center.

He died there 6 days later, CBP announced Sunday.

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