U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

  1. Home
  2. Newsroom
  3. Local Media Release
  4. Woman Passes Away in Arizona Hospital

Woman Passes Away in Arizona Hospital

Release Date

TUCSON, Ariz.--On Oct 13, Tucson Sector Border Patrol was notified of a 33-year-old woman from Mexico in need of medical care who was found by a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputy near Tubac, Arizona. The woman was immediately taken by EMS to an area hospital for further evaluation and care, and where she received treatment while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is saddened to report that the individual succumbed to her injuries while still in the hospital, and was pronounced deceased by medical authorities on Saturday, Oct 26 at 11:44 a.m.

  • Last Modified: February 3, 2021