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Border Patrol investigating death of drug suspect at Texas checkpoint
Border Patrol investigating death of drug suspect at Texas checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol agents are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man who was in federal custody at a Texas facility on Friday morning. Roger Maier, a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told the Los Angeles Times that agents immediately began administering CPR after the man was found unresponsive inside a holding cell around 10:40 a.m. on Friday. The man, who was being held at a checkpoint near routes 62 and 180 east of El Paso, NM, was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Maier told The Times the dead man was a U.S. citizen and said he was being held on drug possession charges. He declined to identify him or say when the man...

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