Medical Examiner Says Guatemalan Boy Who Died in US Custody Had the Flu
(CNN) -- The 8-year-old Guatemalan migrant who died on Christmas Eve in the custody of US Customs and Border Protection had the flu, according to the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator. An official cause of death for Felipe Gómez Alonzo has not been determined. The boy, who was detained with his father, died shortly before midnight Monday at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico, about 90 miles north of the border crossing in El Paso, Texas.
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