Shocking Video Shows The Death Of Migrant Child In Holding Cell | NBC Nightly News

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The 16-year-old from Guatemala, who was sick with the flu, is the sixth child to die in U.S. custody in the last year. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news bra...



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Back down to the lowest rate in 50 years, 3. 5 % lowest rate in 50 years, 3. 5 % >, now to shocking years, 3. 5 % > now to shocking surveillance, video > now to shocking surveillance, video capturing the death of surveillance, video Capturing the death of a teenage migrant in a capturing the death of a teenage migrant in a holding cell. , a teenage migrant in a holding cell. outrage is growing. ...
Holding cell. outrage is growing over. The handling of outrage is growing over the handling of his death, while in over the handling of his death, while in u. s. custody, because his death, while in u. s.

custody because of what’s on the tape u. s. custody because of what’s on thetape and what isn’t. of what’s? On the tape and what isn’t. gabe gutierrez has the and what isn’t. gabe gutierrez has the story, and we have to gabe gutierrez has the story, and we have to warn you here the story, and we have to warn you here. The video is disturbing. warn you here. The video is disturbing. reporter these are video is disturbing. >, > reporter. These are the final moments of reporter.

These are the final moments of carlos vasquez’ life. The final moments of carlos vasquez’ life. This video is sparking carlos vasquez’ life. This video is sparking outrage. How he died in this. Video is sparking outrage how he died in a borderpatrol cell outrage, how he died in a border patrol cell in may. , a border patrol cell in may. nbc news obtained the in may. nbc news obtained the video from weslaco nbc news obtained the video from weslaco police Department that video from weslaco police department that investigated.

police department that investigated. his family in investigated. his family in guatemala is still his family in guatemala is still devastated. Guatemala is still devastated. more than 2,000 people, devastated. more than 2,000 people turned out for his more than 2,000 people turned out for his funeral. turned out for his funeral. The 16-year-old can be funeral. , the 16-year-old can be seen crossing into the the 16-year-old can be seen. Crossinginto, the u.

s. nearly a week seen crossing into the u. s. nearly a week earlier. u. s. nearly a week earlier. , he was diagnosed with earlier. He was diagnosed with the flu and sent to a he was diagnosed with the flu and sent to a quarantine, facility. the flu and sent to a quarantine facility.

He and his cell mate quarantine facility. He and his cell mate are sleeping on kron. He and his cell mate are sleeping on kron crete, for blankets and are sleeping on kron crete, for blankets and for a half hour, he’s crete, for blankets and for a half hour, he’s, doubling over in pain. for a half hour, he’s doubling over in pain. afterfalling To the doubling over in pain. after falling to the floor, he walks to the after falling to the floor. He walks to the toilet where he floor. He walks to the toilet where he collapses and a toilet where he collapses and a four-hour gap in the collapses and a four-hour gap in the video. four-hour gap in the video. records obtained show video. records obtained show an agent logged records obtained show an agent logged Welfare checks, but the an agent logged welfare checks, but the gab in the video welfare checks, but the gab in the video raises.

Questions gab in the video raises questions whether that actually raises questions, whether that actually happened. , whether thatactually happened. When the video comes happened. When the video comes back, vasquez is in when the video comes back, vasquez is in the same spot. back vasquez is in the same spot. The cell mate is seen the same spot. The cell mate is seen calling the guards and the cell mate is seen, calling the guards and realize he’s dead. , calling the guards and realize he’s dead.

The video contradicts realize he’s dead. The video contradicts customs and border. The video contradicts customs and border patrol statements, customs and border patrol statements. Vasquez was found patrol statements, vasquez was found. Unresponsive during a vasquez was found unresponsive during a welfare check. unresponsive during a welfare check. thischild should welfare check. , . This child should have been transported, . This child should have been transported to a medical facility, have been transported to a medical facility or had a doctor come to a medical facility or had a doctor come and visit and give or had a doctor, come and visit and give proper, treatment.

and visit and Give proper treatment. reporter cbp has proper treatment. reporter cbp has significantly reporter cbp has significantly increased the number significantly increased. The number of medical personnel increased the number of medical personnel in the southwest of medical personnel in the southwest border. In the last six in the southwest border in the last six months - andthat it’s border in the last six months and that it’s still investigating months and that it’s still investigating this case, so it can’t still investigating this case. So it can’t discuss details. this case. So it can’t discuss details. , leaving many discuss details. leaving many unanswered questions, leaving many unanswered questions about how this.


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