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Apparent asylum seeker found dead near Canada-US border - Macleans.ca

NOYES, Minn. – A woman who may have been trying to reach Canada on foot from the United States was found dead in a remote part of northwestern Minnesota, authorities said. The body of 57-year-old Mavis Otuteye, who authorities believe was a citizen of ...and more »

Ghanaian Woman Dies of Hypothermia Walking From US to Canada - Newsweek

A body found near the Manitoba border was that of a Ghanaian woman who died of possible hypothermia trying to walk into Canada, U.S. police said on Tuesday. The Kittson County Sheriff's office said they discovered the woman's body on Friday near Noyes ...and more »

Woman seeking asylum in Canada dies of hypothermia near US border - The Guardian

A woman believed to have been attempting to seek asylum in Canada died of exposure while attempting to cross the US border in a remote part of northern Minnesota, authorities have concluded. Mavis Otuteye, 57, who is thought to have been from Ghana, ...and more »

Body of woman, 57, found near Manitoba border believed to be asylum seeker, US police say - CBC.ca

A body found less than a kilometre from the Manitoba border in Minnesota is believed to be that of an asylum seeker who died of hypothermia, police say. Kittson County Sheriff's department received a call last Thursday about a missing woman who was ...and more »

Death of refugee woman on Canadian border sparks calls for more relaxed immigration policies - The Independent

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 31 (Reuters) - Canadian politicians and refugee advocates urged the government on Wednesday to scrap a U.S. pact that has spurred asylum seekers to cross the border illegally after a woman trying to walk into Canada was found ...and more »

Asylum agreement with US to blame for woman's death near border, lawyer says - CBC.ca

An agreement between Canada and the United States is to blame for the recent death of Mavis Otuteye, a presumed asylum seeker found dead less than a kilometre from the Canadian border, a Winnipeg immigration lawyer says. "The Canada-U.S. Safe ...and more »

Ghanaian woman dies while walking from US border into Canada - GhanaWeb

A 57-year-old woman said to be a Ghanaian died near the Manitoba border after trying to cross the border from United States of America (U.S.A) to Canada on foot. According to the Kittson County Sheriff's office, a preliminary autopsy indicated that the ...and more »

Woman found dead near border was en route to Canada to see newborn granddaughter - CBC.ca

A Ghanaian woman found dead near the Canada-U.S. border was on her way to see her newborn granddaughter in Toronto and had been living in the U.S. under an expired visa, CBC News has learned. Mavis Otuteye was heading for Toronto to see her ...and more »

West African woman likely walking to Canada dies in northern Minnesota - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

NOYES, Minn. — A West African woman who may have been trying to reach Canada on foot from the United States probably died of hypothermia in a remote part of northwestern Minnesota, authorities said. The body of 57-year-old Mavis Otuteye, who ...and more »

'We can't leave her body': Manitoba Ghanaians want to help after border crosser found dead - CBC.ca

Manitoba's Ghanaian community is looking for a way to help after a U.S. border guard found a woman's body less than a kilometre south of the Canadian border in Minnesota last week. Mavis Otuteye, 57, who police believe is a citizen of Ghana, died while ...and more »