La policía dijo que recibió pistas el jueves que provocaron una investigación de toda la noche que finalmente llevó a los investigadores a la casa el viernes..
“Cuando llegamos a la casa nos dimos cuenta de que había más 90 gente adentro,” Commander D.B. Edwards told reporters.
The kidnapping investigation soon became a “perturbador” human smuggling bust, las autoridades dijeron.
Multiple victims reported possible coronavirus symptoms including loss of sense of smell and fevers.
Police called in the health department to screen for possible COVID-19 cases and were weighing quarantine options.
NOSOTROS. Customs and Border Protection says one in four victims of human trafficking or modern-day slavery are children – and the majority of forced laborers, including forced sex workers, are women and girls.
Houston police found only five females at the home on Friday and the rest were males, Edwards said.
Texas alone saw more than 1,080 human trafficking cases reported in 2019, the most recent year with data available, according to the Human Trafficking Hotline. Más que 800 of those involved in sex trafficking and almost all of the victims were female.
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