Denied U.S. entry, Mexican cuts own throat on bridge over Rio Grande

A Mexican asylum-seeker slit his own throat on a bridge across the Rio Grande after being denied entry into the United States, two Mexican security officials said on Wednesday. The man, who has not been identified, tried to enter the United...

Denied U.S. entry, Mexican cuts own throat on bridge over Rio Grande

Denied U.S. entry, Mexican cuts own throat on bridge over Rio GrandeA Mexican asylum-seeker slit his own throat on a bridge across the Rio Grande after being denied entry into the United States, two Mexican security officials said on Wednesday. The man, who has not been identified, tried to enter the United States at the Pharr–Reynosa International Bridge between the Mexican border city of Reynosa and Pharr, Texas. The officials, who were not authorized to speak publicly, said around 5 p.m. local time, the man drew a knife and cut his throat when denied access to the United States.