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Mexico prosecutes 6 people for death of 53 migrants in a trailer in Texas

Mexico City, 27 January. Mexico’s Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) said this Friday that it would launch a trial against six people for their possible responsibility in the serious crime of human trafficking, in a case that ended in tragedy with the death of 53 migrants. Done. Tucked into a trailer in June 2022 in Texas, USA.

In a statement, the FGR indicated that six people are possibly related to the location of a tractor-trailer in the vicinity of Quintana Road, San Antonio, Texas, on June 27, 2022, where dozens of lifeless migrants, including women, were found. and children.

He added that after completing the relevant arrest warrants and taking them before the concerned judge, the Federal Public Ministry has received the said link of process “against Melesio “B”, Hermelindo “B”, Adrian “B”, Yoana provided evidence for” “N”, Sheila “B” and Jessica “P”, it “for their possible responsibility in the offense of serious human trafficking.”

Further, as a precautionary measure, justifiable preventive detention was imposed on him.

The FGR indicated that the investigation in respect of the facts in question is in progress.

On June 27, on a highway in San Antonio, Texas, a trailer with 85 people was discovered suffocating inside the box.

The coroner confirmed the deaths of 53 migrants, including 26 Mexicans, seven Guatemalans and 14 Hondurans, who had been transported in trucks without ventilation and under high temperatures.

Three days after the tragedy, the FGR opened an investigation into the deaths of Mexican migrants, while Central American countries such as Guatemala joined a joint investigation.

The find has been called the deadliest human trafficking tragedy in American history.

The region is experiencing a record migrant influx with 2.76 million undocumented immigrants expected to be detained at the United States border with Mexico in fiscal year 2022.

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