Skip to comments.Pregnant 19-year-old, child die trying to climb US wall
Posted on 03/12/2020 1:47:38 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
HOUSTON -- A 19-year-old pregnant woman from Guatemala died this week from injuries suffered when she fell trying to climb the U.S. border wall near El Paso, Texas, U.S. and Guatemalan authorities said Thursday.
Guatemala identified the woman as Mirian Stephany Girón Luna. Medical personnel tried to deliver her baby, but were unsuccessful, both governments said. The U.S. said Girón was eight months pregnant, while Guatemalan authorities said she was at seven months.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection blamed Girón's death on human smugglers who encouraged her to try to climb the wall. In a statement, Gloria Chavez, the chief for the Border Patrols El Paso sector, said the authorities would work with Mexico to find those responsible for placing these lives in danger.
CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told reporters that Girón and her partner were taken to the border by smugglers and left there in the darkness. They were attempting to climb when she fell. Border Patrol agents reached her and called medical authorities, who took her to the hospital but tragically, the mother and the child died from their injuries from the fall, he said.
Girón is from Guatemalas San Marcos department, near the countrys border with Mexico. CBP says it has no record of her trying to enter the U.S. at an official port of entry or having been placed in the Remain in Mexico program, in which tens of thousands of migrants have been forced to pursue their immigration cases from Mexico.
Her partner remains in Border Patrol custody, according to U.S. and Guatemalan officials.
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Proof of concept.
The wall works.
we need to apply grease to the walls
Did she fall on the Mexican side?
Who was there helping her? Charge them with felony murder.
Well, that was not very smart was it.
Hoping for anchor-baby status.....remove the incentive of freebies!
I agree and shoot smugglers on sight when seen or found!
sucks to be her, Democrats’ deeply saddened.
Should we prosecute her in absentia for murder or consider it an abortion?
Bet she doesn’t try that again.
I guess it would be wrong to spray coronavirus on the south side of the wall, wouldn’t it?
What side did she fall on?
I’m hoping this thing works.
In the Middle Ages, the powers-that-be would have dangled their carcasses from the wall as a warning to other would-be illegal border crossers. And the citizenry would have cheered.
She was stupid to attempt it in her condition.
Oh noes! Anchor baby-trafficking does not exist! We have been told this by the democrats many times.
Did the autopsy check for coronavirus?
I support the wall -and its major expansion - 100%...
At the same time, I have to say this is incredibly sad... she was somebodys daughter, mother, sister... Smugglers - and those (Dems) who aid and abet them - should be held accountable ...
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