Watch CBS News

32-Year-Old US Citizen Dies In Border Custody In Texas

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A 32-year-old United States citizen died Tuesday night after being arrested by Border Patrol agents in South Texas.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection hasn't released the man's name, but alleged in a statement Wednesday that he was identified as a suspect in a human smuggling incident.

The man was arrested Tuesday afternoon by agents assigned to the Border Patrol station in Brackettville, about 130 miles west of San Antonio. The agency did not identify the man's illness, symptoms or cause of death.

(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.