Autopsy: Migrant child who died in US border patrol custody had infection

Article subtitle: 
7-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin was one of two children to die in Border Patrol custody in December.
Article CAIRCO note: 
Not Trump's fault. Not U.S. Customs and Border Protection abuse.
Article author: 
Nomaan Merchant
Article publisher: 
A.P. and 9 News
Article date: 
27 March 2019
Article category: 
National News
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An autopsy has found that a 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died of a bacterial infection while detained by the U.S. Border Patrol, in a case that drew worldwide attention to the plight of migrant families detained at the southern U.S. border.

The report says traces of streptococcus bacteria  (Perhaps sepsis, from both Strep A & B, and vomiting is a first major symptom - is deadly very quickly) were found in Jakelin's lungs, adrenal gland, liver, and spleen. The autopsy says she faced a "rapidly progressive infection" that led to the failure of multiple organs ...

Jakelin and her father boarded a bus at about 4:30 a.m. Dec. 7 from the Antelope Wells port of entry for the Lordsburg station. According to a CBP statement, Jakelin's father reported just before the bus left at 5 a.m. that she was vomiting ...

The bus arrived in Lordsburg about 90 minutes later, CBP said. By then, Jakelin's temperature had reached 105.7 degrees Fahrenheit. An emergency medical technician had to revive her.

She was flown to a hospital in El Paso, Texas, where she died the next day ...