Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers were killed at 5:19 p.m. on July 11 in a remote area of the desert near Mile Post 147 on Arizona Route 86, about 44 miles west of Tucson. He announced that he had responded to the emergency call.
Members of the U.S. Border Patrol’s specialized search and rescue team found the woman conscious, lethargic and vomiting, according to CBP. They began treating her for heat stroke, carried her on a stretcher through rough terrain to a police car, and then put her in an air ambulance waiting near the community of Three Points.
A helicopter transported her to Banner University Medical Center in Tucson at 7:13 p.m. She was hospitalized at 3:15 am, but her doctors pronounced her dead of cardiac arrest at 6:24 am. The Colombian woman has not been identified.
Deaths and rescues spike along the Sonoran Desert during the summer months. July was especially warmer than normal, with many parts of Arizona hitting record temperatures.
The Pima County Coroner’s Office, which tracks immigrant deaths along southern Arizona, has recorded the recovery of 103 immigrant bodies as of 2023. In 2022, it reported the recovery of 171 bodies.
On Friday, Border Patrol Tucson District Patrol Chief John Modlin said on Social Media X, formerly known as Twitter, that Tucson District officials conducted 43 rescues last week alone, killing more than 11,000 people. announced that he had arrested
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