Haitian migrants detained in Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. - Eleven Haitian migrants are in custody Thursday morning in Martin County, according to the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office says the refugees were dropped off by a boat near Sailfish Point.

Initially nine were discovered and two were missing.

The other two were later found.

Three people have been hospitalized including a woman who is pregnant and a man who hurt his foot.

 Immigration services in Miami will take custody of the group.

The boat which dropped off the migrants has not been located.

 

Print this article Back to Top

Comments