About eight hours after being taken into custody — before Border Patrol transferred the asylum-seekers to a station in Lordsburg, New Mexico — Nery Caal reported to officials that his daughter was vomiting and running a high fever — later charted at 105.9. Officials reportedly ignored his concerns for a full hour-and-a-half.
According to NBC, by the time [people] arrived at their destination 90 miles away, Jakelin had started having seizures and stopped breathing. At this point, emergency responders reportedly came to the border station, where they revived Jakelin twice, then air-lifted her to a hospital in El Paso, Texas. It was, however, too late. Within hours, she died at the hospital of cardiac arrest with her father by her side, per a statement from CBP. She had “reportedly had not eaten or consumed water for several days.” More here.