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Rosa Elvir Hernandez says her brother Carlos was happy when he left the Guatemalan town of San Jose el rodeo he was happy she says because he was going to the United States what can the neo swing your yeah because he had a dream and the desire to go to the United States to work to give my parents a better life and specially to my little brother to who we special cases yeah but that dream was cut short Carlos died in Texas on Monday in US border patrol custody becoming the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U. S. Mexico border since December it's the latest tragedy in a record surge of asylum seekers that is overwhelmed US authorities , after being diagnosed with the flu on Sunday Carlos had been taken to the US border station and Weslaco and was found unresponsive Monday morning acting DHS secretary Kevin mac lean in told lawmakers on Thursday and investigation is under way it was ball screen then offered medical care and and we're gonna look forward to the findings of the inspector general to see if we could do better the number of migrant children who have died in US custody rose to a total of six this week officials revealed a ten year old girl from El Salvador passed away last September but the death was not publicly known until Wednesday