2 men indicted over deaths of 53 migrants found in back of trailer

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Two Texas men are indicted in the heat related deaths of 53 migrants A federal grand jury indicting truck driver homero zamorano and Christian Martinez on a number of charges in the deaths of 53 migrants and heat related injuries to more than a dozen others found packed inside a hot airless tractor trailer rigged last month on a remote road in San Antonio Convictions could result in life sentences for the pair The U.S. attorney's office could also authorize prosecutors to seek the death penalty The 53 dead were from Mexico in three Central American nations It is the deadliest known smuggling attempt in the United States San Antonio has seen two previous similar incidents ten people dying while trapped in a trailer in 2017

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