32-year-old US citizen dies in border patrol custody in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas -- A 32-year-old U.S. citizen died Tuesday night after being arrested by Border Patrol agents in South Texas.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection hasn't released the man's name, but alleged in a statement Wednesday that he was identified as a suspect in a human smuggling incident.

The man was arrested Tuesday afternoon by agents assigned to the Border Patrol station in Brackettville, about 130 miles west of San Antonio.

The agency did not identify the man's illness, symptoms or cause of death.

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