Death toll in Texas migrant smuggling horror rises to 53

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As of June 29, the death toll in the Texas migrant smuggling horror has risen to 53. The victims found dead in the sweltering tractor-trailer in southwest San Antonio came from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, according to U.S. Homeland Security officials. The driver of the tractor-trailer has been arrested and charged with involvement in alien smuggling resulting in death. Federal prosecutors have also arrested and charged three other men in connection with the crime.

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