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Mexican Man Commits Suicide Minutes After His Deportation from U.S.

HeadlineFeb 23, 2017

At the U.S.-Mexico border, a 45-year-old man leapt to his death just minutes after he was deported by U.S. border guards. Witnesses say Guadalupe Olivas Valencia was distraught and shouted that he did not want to return to Mexico, moments before he committed suicide by jumping from a bridge at the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana. Olivas’s family says he was a widowed father of three who was struggling to support his children.

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