46 dead, 16 hospitalized after trailer of migrants found


I'm Mike Gracia reporting over 40 people have been found dead in a tractor trailer 46 people were found dead inside a tractor trailer Monday and 16 others were taken to hospitals in a presumed migrant smuggling attempt in southwest San Antonio Police chief William McManus said a city worker at the scene heard a cry for help shortly before 6 p.m. when officers arrived They found a body on the ground outside the trailer Fire chief Charles hood said of the 16 people taken to hospitals with heat related illnesses 12 were adults and four were children Three people were taken into custody It may be the deadliest tragedy involving migrant smuggling attempts at the U.S. border with Mexico in recent decades I'm Mike Gracia

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