Ecuador man dies in U.S. while awaiting deportation

Posted on October 2, 2011 • Filed under: Border Issues, Crime, Ecuador, United States

A 56-year-old undocumented immigrant died of heart attack in an Elizabeth hospital while waiting to be sent home to Ecuador, federal officials said today. Victor Antonio Ramirez-Reyes was arrested Sept. 6 and was awaiting deportation at the Elizabeth Detention Center, when he went into cardiac arrest, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said. Read Article

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