The Moroccan minor was found unconscious at the port of Ceuta.
The Moroccan undocumented migrant died shortly after the police transferred him to the Ceuta University Hospital.
The minor was accompanied by three other minors ahead of his transfer to the hospital.
Police in Ceuta identified the 16-year old migrant as Mohammed M.
“His family lives in Chefchaouen [northern Morocco], but he has relatives” in Ceuta.
The minor used to live in the children’s center of La Esperanca, sources told El Faro.
Police confirmed that the minor lives in the region without documents.
The hospital will carry out an autopsy on Monday, September 2 to investigate the causes of his death.
“The boy was unconscious and it is not known how long he had been in the port under these conditions.”
Police opened an investigation to determine the circumstances of the case.