Jakelin Caal Maquin died from a bacterial an infection referred to as streptococcal sepsis, in response to the post-mortem report from the health worker’s workplace in El Paso County, Texas. The report says streptococcus micro organism was discovered within the lady’s lungs, adrenal gland, liver and spleen. It goes on to say the an infection was “quickly progressive,” which led to “a number of organ dysfunction and demise.”
Jakelin died in December, two days after she and her father, Nery Gilberto Caal, 29, had been detained by US Customs and Border Safety.
The regulation workplaces of Lynn Coyle, who represents Jakelin’s household, launched a press release saying it’s going to proceed to ask for an unbiased investigation of her demise.
“Whereas the report sheds mild on Jakelin’s reason for demise, it nonetheless leaves many questions that require additional assessment,” the assertion stated. “The report’s findings recommend that Jakelin’s possibilities of surviving would have been improved with earlier medical intervention. As we requested again in December of final yr, the household seeks an intensive unbiased investigation of this matter to study why medical intervention was delayed.”
The post-mortem doesn’t point out how or when Jakelin caught the an infection.
“The brokers concerned are deeply affected and empathize with the daddy over the lack of his daughter,” the discharge learn.
One demise, two conflicting tales
In response to CBP, Jakelin and her father crossed the border illegally about half a mile west of the Antelope Wells port of entry in New Mexico. They had been detained together with 163 different migrants on December 6.
The household’s attorneys say Jakelin and her father weren’t given water through the roughly eight hours they had been detained at Antelope Wells ready to be taken to a Border Patrol station. Nonetheless, CBP says migrants “had entry to meals, water and restrooms” whereas they had been detained and awaiting switch.
CBP says an preliminary well being screening on Jakelin “revealed no proof of well being points,” and that her father reported she was “in good well being,” the company stated in a press release.
The company stated Jakelin’s father first reported the lady’s sickness and vomiting once they had been already on the bus, however earlier than the bus left.
However attorneys for the household say they sought aid from the primary Border Patrol brokers they encountered close to Antelope Wells. Lawyer Enrique Moreno stated Jakelin’s father reported that she was sick and vomiting.
Through the 90-minute bus journey from Antelope Wells to the Lordsburg Border Patrol station, her well being deteriorated. CBP stated Jakelin was revived twice when emergency responders tended to her on the Lordsburg station. Her temperature on the time, the company stated, was 105.7 levels. She was flown to the Windfall Kids’s Hospital in El Paso and died the following day.
CNN’s Hollie Silverman, Emanuella Grinberg and Michelle Mendoza contributed to this report.