19 undocumented migrants found on Hillsboro Beach

1 person found dead in the surf

HILLSBORO BEACH, Fla. - Officials say 19 undocumented Haitian migrants were found Monday morning after coming ashore on Hillsboro Beach.  

At 2:14 a.m., the Hillsboro Police Department responded to1021 Hillsboro Mile after receiving a tip from a resident.

One woman was found dead in the surf, and another woman had to be taken to North Broward Hospital for treatment.

Five small children were among the migrants taken into custody.  One of the migrants was found in Boca Raton.

Local police, Border Patrol and the Coast Guard are canvassing the area into Palm Beach County for more migrants who may still be on the loose.

Eighteen migrants were turned over to Border Patrol, according to Hillsboro Beach police.

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