The 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody received medical care 90 minutes after first showing symptoms

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  • The 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody last week has been identified as Jakelin Caal Maquin, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
  • A CBP timeline showed she couldn’t access emergency medical care until roughly 90 minutes after she began showing symptoms.
  • According to CBP, agents first became aware of the girl’s symptoms during a bus ride to a Border Patrol station.
  • Emergency medical workers began providing care once the bus arrived, 90 minutes later, CBP said.

The 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody last week has been identified as Jakelin Caal Maquin. She couldn’t access emergency medical care until roughly 90 minutes after she began showing symptoms, according to a Customs and Border Protection timeline.

Jakelin died December 8, shortly after she and her father were apprehended while illegally crossing into a remote area of the desert in New Mexico as part of a group of 163 migrants.

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