MEXICO CITY (CBSMiami/AP) — A U.S. border rights activist was found on the outskirts of Mexico City after sending a Facebook live message saying people were trying to kill him and he was left stranded.READ MORE: Rapper Pooh Shiesty, Now Facing Federal Charges, To Remain Locked Up
A Mexican federal official said the person found beaten was Hugo Castro. He is a member of the migrant defense group Border Angels.
The federal prosecutors’ office said Castro had suffered several contusions, and had been taken to a hospital for treatment. The office said he was in stable condition.READ MORE: Monroe Co. Has New Re-Entry Stickers In Case Of Checkpoints
Castro was found after an anonymous caller tipped police he was in Tlalnepantla, just north of Mexico City.
He had sent a Facebook live message on April 13th, saying he was stuck on a highway and unidentified people were trying to kill him.MORE NEWS: University Of Miami Study: Male Reproduction Not Affected By Pfizer, Moderna COVID Vaccines
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