Wednesday, December 20, 2017

San Antonio's Biggest News Stories of 2017

Posted By on Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 2:19 PM

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6. Undocumented Immigrants Die While Being Transported in Sweltering Semi Truck Trailer
YOUTUBE VIA KENS5
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On a humid July evening, San Antonio police discovered 38 undocumented immigrants packed into the back of an unventilated, windowless tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot. Eight of them had died — and 20 were in critical condition due to severe heat exposure. The truck driver, who initially denied knowing he was carrying human cargo, has since been indicted on five federal charges for allegedly smuggling the immigrants and causing their death. 


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