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Father dies by suicide after being detained, separated from family at the border

An undocumented immigrant from Honduras died by suicide May 13 inside a jail cell in Starr County, Texas, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesperson said Sunday.

Marco Antonio Muñoz, 39, was arrested by Border Patrol agents May 11 in Weslaco, Texas. Authorities said he was taken to a processing center, where he became "disruptive and combative," and was moved to a jail. There, he died by self-strangulation. Authorities said he was checked on by officers every 30 minutes, and there was a camera inside his cell.

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