‘He wanted to live the American Dream’: Honduran teen dies in US immigration custody

FILE - The seal for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is displayed in Media, Pa., Sept. 15, 2017. A 17-year-old boy from Honduras died this week in U.S. immigration custody, American and Honduran officials said Friday, May 12, 2023. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which is responsible for the facility where the teenager was held, said in a statement that a review of health care records was underway as was an investigation by a medical examiner. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old boy who died this week in U.S. immigration custody demanded answers from American officials Friday, saying her son had no known illnesses and had not shown any signs of being sick before his death.