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Unidentified Woman Encountered by Agents Passes Away at South Texas Hospital

Release Date
Thu, 07/09/2020

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is saddened to report the death of an unidentified woman on Thursday morning in a South Texas hospital. 

On July 5, 2020, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City station were tracking a group of illegal aliens near La Grulla, Texas, when they discovered a woman who appeared to be suffering from dehydration and was semi-responsive. Agents rendered aid and contacted EMS who transported her to a local hospital. Medical personnel determined the woman required sedation and placement on a ventilator. On July 9, 2020, the woman passed away. 

Last Modified: Feb 03, 2021