Pregnant Lady Died After Falling From US Wall:
A 19-year-old pregnant lady from Guatemala died this week while trying to cross the US border wall.
According to the source, she sustained serious injuries when she fell from more than 19 feet trying to climb the wall near El Paso, Texas, this happened on Saturday, while she died this week thursday.
The woman was identified as Mirian Stephany Girón Luna. She was heavily pregnant when the incident happened, Medical personnel gave it their best to deliver her baby, but were unsuccessful, both governments stated.
The U.S officials said Girón was at then eight months pregnant, while Guatemalan authorities said she was at seven months so it’s still not clear how old the pregnancy was.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) blamed her death on human smugglers who encouraged her to try to climb the wall.
While in a statement, Gloria Chavez, the chief for the Border Patrol’s El Paso sector, said the authorities would work with Mexico “to find those responsible for placing these lives in danger.”
Giron was with her partner when this incident took place BP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told reporters,they added that the duos were taken to the border by smugglers and left there in the darkness. They were attempting to climb when she fell. She was saved by the border patrol officers and thereafter a medical team was called upon, who swiftly took her to the hospital,unfortunately the mother and the child died from their injuries from the fall,” Morgan said.
Girón suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, a pelvis fracture, and liver and kidney lacerations.