Update July 28, 2021: The deceased man has been identified as Victor Sosa-Soto, 33, of Villa Hidalgo, Mexico, according to the San Diego Medical Examiner.
Story and photo by Miriam Raftery
Photo: Grave of an unknown migrant in Hemet, one of 10,000 people estimated to have died crossing the U.S.-Mexico border since 1994, according to Border Angels. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the rate is increasing, with more migrants dying crossing the border in the first three months of 2021 than in all of 2019.
July 18, 2021 (Dulzura) – On June 30, a search and rescue group found the body of a male believed to be from Mexico, part of a group of undocumented immigrants crossing the international border.