Congress members seek answers in Guatemalan girl's death

Published: Dec. 18, 2018 at 6:11 AM EST
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More questions surround the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl while in the custody of US Customs and Border Protection.

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are planning a visit to the station where Jakelin Caal was at before she died.

They also want to find out more details on the medical attention she received.

Jakelin and her father were in a group of migrants who crossed the US border illegally earlier this month.

She had started vomiting as she was taken by bus to a border patrol station, and by the time she arrived, customs and border protection reported she had stopped breathing.

She was then airlifted to a hospital in El Paso where she died the next morning.