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Border Patrol / Teen's Death Investigation #1113922

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 29, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) "20/20" investigation introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The investigation into the 2013 death of a 16-year-old Mexican high school student, Cruz Velasquez†, caught by US Customs & Border Patrol officers smuggling drugs from Mexico examined; video of the teen being made to drink the liquid drugs, which killed him, shown. [Velasquez family attorney Eugene IREDALE†- explains what the agents made him do with the bottles of liquid.] The reaction from Representatives Zoe Lofgren† & Adriano Espaillat† about the Customs' actions quoted.$.

Llamas, Tom;
Ross, Brian

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