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Migrant 10-year-old’s death in US custody marks sixth case in a year

Migrant 10-year-old’s death in US custody marks sixth case in a year

10 year old migrant dies in custocy - 6th this year

US authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year  after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported  case.

The death marks the sixth known case in the last year of a child dying after being detained by border officials.

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Wednesday  that the girl died on 29 September at an Omaha, Nebraska, hospital of  fever and respiratory distress.

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Source: Migrant 10-year-old’s death in US custody marks sixth case in a year

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