The truck's driver was arrested and will be charged, said Richard Durbin, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, and prosecutors will work to identify others responsible. Others escaped into the woods, he added. A search overnight did not locate any additional victims, but police said they would conduct a second aerial search once daylight broke.
Meanwhile, surveillance video from the store showed that a number of vehicles entered the parking lot and "picked up lots of folks that were in that trailer that survived the trip", McManus said.
The police chief said the group included children, but later told CNN that the eight dead were adult men. Temperatures inside a vehicle can increase by 20 degrees more than the outside temperature in as little as 10 minutes, after an hour that temperature can be 43 degrees higher. These people were helpless in the hands of their transporters.
The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody.
Experts have warned in recent months that tougher immigration policies could make it more hard to stop human trafficking. Officials still don't know where the truck came from and where it was headed but cautioned that this was "not an isolated incident" and residents should keep their eyes peeled.
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"While arriving on scene, I was struck with the gut wrenching reality that dozens of individuals were suffering in an enclosed trailer under the insufferable Texas heat". "It was a mass casualty situation for us". Authorities suspect a human smuggling operation.
US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has been to Mexico twice to discuss immigration, human trafficking and the spiraling cross-border drugs trade.
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Coad said, the Telegraph reported , the Cambridges denoting Prince William and his wife Kate , the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge . The duchess, who is now Wimbledon's patron, wore a white midi dress with a floral pattern on the skirt by Catherine Walker & Co.
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Palestinians say the attacks are triggered by anger over decades of Israeli rule in territories they claim for their future state. It also stressed the necessity to end the Israeli practices, rejecting Israel's change of the status quo in East Jerusalem.
Magic Johnson has reiterated that the team is prioritizing signing a veteran point guard to back up and mentor Lonzo Ball . The Lakers continued their deliberate approach to free agency by pursuing point guards on one-year deals.
The matter regarding sources of funds will be observed If Maryam was found an owner of the properties, Justice Ijazul Ahsan said. Justice Ijaz said that Hussain Nawaz and Tariq Shafi stated before the JIT that they did not know about the notary.
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Wildfires torch homes near Yosemite National Park
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Al-Aqsa remains closed with 9 injured in Protests
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