트럭 운전사 혐의, 45-호메로 자모라노 주니어, 1건의 외국인 밀수 혐의로 사망에 이르고 유죄가 선고될 경우 종신형 또는 사형에 처하게 됩니다..
He was found hiding in the brush near the truck on Monday evening after trying to get away from authorities, 미국. Attorney said. Border Patrol agents later provided surveillance footage of a man who matched Zamorano’s description driving the truck through a Laredo Sector checkpoint.
A law enforcement official told the San Antonio Express-News that Zamorano was “very high on meth when he was arrested nearby and had to be taken to the hospital.”
Zamorano is originally from Brownsville but now lives in Pasadena, a city southeast of Houston.
Authorities conducted a search warrant on Zamorano’s cell phone and found that he allegedly communicated with 28-year-old Christian Martinez about the smuggling operation.
Martinez was arrested in Palestine, 약 150 휴스턴에서 북쪽으로 마일, on Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to transport illegal aliens resulting in death.
Authorities 녹이다 48 이민자 deceased at the scene. 다른 16 were transported to local hospitals, where five died.
Of the deceased victims, 22 were from Mexico, seven were from Guatamala, and two were from Honduras. Authorities are trying to identify the other 17 이민자.
Two other suspects were also arrested in connection with the tragedy after police tracked the registration on the truck to a home in San Antonio.
Juan Claudio D’Luna-Mendez, 23, and Juan Francisco D’Luna-Bilbao, 48, were charged with one count of possession of a weapon by an alien illegally 미국에서. They are both Mexican nationals.