Guatemalan girl aged seven dies in custody on US-Mexico border

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Girl dies of dehydration and shock more than eight hours after her arrest in New Mexico

A seven-year-old girl who crossed the US-Mexico border with her father last week has died after being taken into the custody of the US border patrol, federal immigration authorities said.

The Washington Post reported that the girl died of dehydration and shock more than eight hours after she was arrested by agents near Lordsburg, New Mexico. The girl, from Guatemala, was traveling with a group of 163 people who approached agents to turn themselves in on 6 December.

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