A 30-year-old Honduran migrant died while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody on Sunday, the government confirmed.
Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive in his dormitory at the Houston Contract Detention Facility on Sunday, according to a statement from the Department of Homeland Security. Balderramos-Torres was then taken to a hospital in Humble, Texas, where he was pronounced dead, NBC News reports.
The cause of death remains undetermined and an autopsy is scheduled.
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"Comprehensive medical care is provided from the moment detainees arrive and throughout the entirety of their stay," the DHS said in a statement Monday. "All ICE detainees receive medical, dental and mental health intake screening within 12 hours of arriving at each detention facility, a full health assessment within 14 days of entering ICE custody or arrival at a facility, and access to daily sick call and 24-hour emergency care."
Balderramos-Torres is the sixth person to die in ICE custody since the start of the fiscal year, which began in October, DHS said.