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  • The Pima County Medical Examiner determines cause of death in unidentified male migrant

    Feb 22, 2022 | Read More News
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    The Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the postmortem examination for an unidentified male migrant who was reportedly shot by Border Patrol personnel on Feb. 19 in Cochise County about 30 miles northeast of Douglas.

    The cause of death was determined to be the result of multiple gunshot wounds.

    To request a copy of the examination report when it becomes available, contact the Medical Examiner's office at 520-724-8600. Follow-up questions concerning the incident and circumstances are best directed toward the public information officer with the Cochise County Sheriff's Office at ccapas@cochise.az.gov. The Medical Examiner’s Office will not have additional comments about the examination or findings prior to the release of the completed examination report.