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Mother suing Border Patrol in Mexico boy's 2012 death wants answers
Mother suing Border Patrol in Mexico boy's 2012 death wants answers

The mother of a Mexican teenager killed in Mexico when at least one U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire north of the border has filed suit, alleging that the agent violated the law, her attorneys and the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. Araceli Rodriguez seeks unspecified monetary and punitive damages for what she contends was the wrongful death of her younger son, who was shot at least eight times in October 2012. Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was walking along a street in his hometown of Nogales, which runs parallel to the border fence. Rodriguez said she had gotten no answers from the U.S. government. “I want to know who these people were who assassinated my...

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