Texas Congressman Demanding Answers Over Border Death

L.P. Phillips
December 17, 2018 - 1:17 pm
 U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - North Texas Congressman Marc Veasey is demanding answers in the December 8th death of a 7-year old girl detained at the New Mexico border.

Rep. Veasey is part of a Congressional delegation that is at the border today.

The girl, Jakelin Caal, died from septic shock several hours after showing a high fever.

Veaseys wants to know why federal authorities waited to call for help.