“This is a tragic loss. On behalf of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, our deepest sympathies go out to the family.
While detained at PDT, the child and his father were provided hot food, snacks, juice, and water, and the agents logged six welfare checks.
From December 20 to December 22, the child and his father were provided with showers, food, juice, and water, and the agents logged 17 welfare checks.
Upon arrival, the child and his father were provided with personal hygiene products and meals, and they received several welfare checks.
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On December 24, at about 1245 hours, the child was given a diagnosis of common cold and given Tylenol.
His father declined further medical assistance as the child had been feeling better.
As no EMT was on-duty, out of caution, agents made the decision to return the child and his father to GCRMC.
At 2307 hours, radio traffic indicated that the agent had arrived at GCRMC where he was met by hospital staff.
The child’s body will be transported to Alamogordo Funeral Home pending transfer to Albuquerque for autopsy.