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Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez pictures, found dead at a Border Patrol station

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez was seen staggering around his cell before collapsing near the toilet in shocking CCTV footage
Posted on December 6, 2019,at 8:15 AM  
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16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died Monday in U.S. immigration custody in south Texas, one day after being diagnosed with influenza A, according to Customs and Border Protection.

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez pictures, found dead at a Border Patrol station

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez (pictured) was found dead Monday at a Border Patrol station. His brothers, who live in New Jersey, told Univision that they were informed of his death 36 hours after he had already passed.

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez pictures, found dead at a Border Patrol station

New footage obtained and published by ProPublica on Thursday shows the agonizing last moments of Hernández Vásquez's time inside the Border Patrol station in south Texas where he died in May, sparking outcry from advocates who pointed to other deaths of migrant children in U.S. custody during the Trump administration. An autopsy later revealed the 16-year-old boy died of the flu and complications from other infections.

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez pictures, found dead at a Border Patrol station

“He was a very intelligent young man,” Bartolomé Hernández, the Guatemalan boy’s father, told Telemundo through tears from a town in Baja Verapaz.

Hernández said Carlos, whose nickname was Goyito, loved soccer and music, playing both the bass and the piano.

Carlos was the fifth Guatemalan child to die since December. Asylum-seekers and other migrants from Guatemala have been fleeing a mix of violence, drought, food shortages and poverty.

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