CBP Reports Death of Salvadoran Man in CBP Custody in New Mexico

CBP released a statement noting the death of a 32-year-old man from El Salvador on 8/1/19 in Lordsburg, New Mexico. The man had been taken into custody by El Paso Station CBP agents and was being processed at the Lordsburg Border Patrol Station when, per CBP, he fell into medical distress.

Update: On 8/2/19, CBP modified its original press statement about this incident. The modified statement appears below.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19080201.

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