Another Russian died in US migration prison
The Russian, according to preliminary data, died from cardiac failure. Before that, he was placed in a temporary detention center under the supervision of doctors, after he had abandoned the previous hospitalization.
In the hospital of the city of Jacksonville, Florida, 56-year-old Russian Herman Volkov, who was waiting for expulsion from the United States in the migration prison, died. This is stated in the message of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
The Russian, according to preliminary data, died from cardiac failure. Before that, he was placed in a temporary detention center under the supervision of doctors, after he had abandoned the previous hospitalization. Volkov had several criminal convictions, and since June 2017 he has been placed in the Florida Migration Prison since his non-immigrant visa has expired. In December 2017, the court decided to deport the Russian. Volkov was in custody pending the expulsion.
In late November, another Russian, 40-year-old Amar Mergensan, died in hospital after attempting suicide at the Washington State Migration Prison. He tried to kill himself in a solitary confinement cell where he was detained from the moment he tried to enter the US without relevant documents. On November 24, the man was disconnected from the life support system when the brain of the Russian ceased to function. The Russian embassy confirmed the demise of Amar.
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