Outrage in Honduras After 26-Year-Old Student Dies in Police Custody

HeadlineFeb 11, 2021

In news from Honduras, Amnesty International is calling for an investigation into the death of 26-year-old nursing student Keyla Martínez. She died in police custody on Saturday night after being arrested for breaking a COVID-19 curfew. Police claimed she died by suicide, but federal authorities are now investigating her death as a murder. The Associated Press reports federal prosecutors have requested seven police officers be turned over to investigators.

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