CBP: Man dies in Tucson hospital after being found dehydrated

CBP: Man dies in Tucson hospital after being found dehydrated
A man from Mexico was picked up by Border Patrol. On Sept. 20, medics noticed he was dehydrated so they sent him to a Tucson hospital. He passed away Sept. 21. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A 30-year-old man from Mexico died at a Tucson hospital after being found dehydrated, according to federal officials.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the man, who has not been named, died Monday, Sept. 21.

The man was in custody at a CBP processing center in Tucson on Sunday when medics noticed he was showing signs of dehydration.

He was transported to the hospital, but he became unresponsive Monday and doctors were not able to save him.

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