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US charges driver, 3 others in deaths of 53 migrants found in tractor-trailer

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Homero Zamorano Jr., 45, was arrested Wednesday and charged with involvement in alien smuggling resulting in death. If convicted, he could face life in prison or even the death penalty. The driver of the tractor-trailer abandoned the 18-wheeler on a semirural road near Interstate Highway 35 and tried to flee, officials said.
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Texas migrant deaths: Suspected driver and 3 others charged, death toll hits 53

Four men have been charged in connection to the deadly incident (Pictures: Getty Images/EPA)A man suspected of driving the truck that was found abandoned in San Antonio, Texas with dozens of bodies inside has been charged with human trafficking offenses. The suspected driver, Homero Zamorano Jr, 45, was arrested near the scene and charged with one count of ‘alien smuggling resulting in death,’ according to the Justice Department. Zamorano’s alle…

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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MEAWW Entertainment

'High on meth' driver of Texas tractor-trailer that killed 53 immigrants faces DEATH PENALTY

'High on meth' driver of Texas tractor-trailer that killed 53 immigrants faces DEATH PENALTYHomero Zamorano Jr, the truck driver who smuggled nearly 100 immigrants across the southern border and later left them to die in the sweltering Texas heat, could be sentenced to death if convicted.Authorities said they found Zamorano, 45, "very high on meth" and posing as one of the survivors after the tragedy that claimed 53 lives. The semi-truck driver …

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KPRC-TV

US charges driver, 3 others in deaths of 53 migrants found in tractor-trailer

It was the single deadliest migrant smuggling case in U.S. history, according to a Homeland Security official. Citizens of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were among the victims.

1 month ago·Houston, United States
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Driver of trailer in which migrants died faces life imprisonment or the death penalty

Charges are filed against Homero Zamorano for smuggling foreigners resulting in death.

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Death penalty faced by driver and accomplice, accused of tragedy of 53 migrants in Texas trailer

Homero Zamorano Jr. and Christian Martinez face life imprisonment, the U.S. Department of Justice reported.

1 month ago·Mexico
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U.S. charges driver and 3 others in deaths of 53 migrants found in tractor-trailer

KABB Fox News 29 San Antonio provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, investigations, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for San Antonio and nearby towns and communities in South Central Texas, including Bandera, Boerne, Carrizo Springs, Castroville, Cibolo, Converse, Crystal City, Cuero, Del Rio, Devine, Eagle Pass, Floresville, Fredericksburg, Goliad, Helotes, Hondo, K…

1 month ago·San Antonio, United States
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