The rubber boat capsized Wednesday night in the neighborhood of Del Rio in Texas. All occupants were by the cold, strong currents carried according to the father of the killed baby of 10 months.Read also Guatemalan teen gets deathly ill and dies after arrest by U.s. border police
Three passengers are still missing. It would go to the seven-year-old cousin of the father, a girl and a grown man. The border police speaks of a “senseless tragedy”.
In the region of Del Rio has been since October, 200 people rescued out of the water; an increase of 800 percent in comparison with earlier that year. Since October, five people.
The spring is the most dangerous time of the year in order to cross the river because the water level is rising due to increased water use in farms and cities in the area.