Relatives and neighbours of seven-year old Jakelin Caal, who died in a Texas hospital two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of the New Mexico desert, attend her wake in her home village of Raxruha, 320km (199 miles) north of Guatemala City, on Monday. On Tuesday a second child died in US custody. Photo: AFP

A second Guatemalan child, aged 8, has died in immigration custody on Christmas Day, says US

  • The boy died on Christmas Day in New Mexico after showing signs of ‘potential illness’, according to US Customs and Border Protection
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Relatives and neighbours of seven-year old Jakelin Caal, who died in a Texas hospital two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of the New Mexico desert, attend her wake in her home village of Raxruha, 320km (199 miles) north of Guatemala City, on Monday. On Tuesday a second child died in US custody. Photo: AFP
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