Driver due in court for deaths of 10 smuggled in truck

SAN ANTONIO, July 24 (Reuters) – A truck driver was due in federal court on Monday, accused in a suspected human smuggling operation in which 10 people died and dozens more were hospitalized in Texas after being trapped inside a tractor-trailer in sweltering heat.

James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, was arrested on Sunday after authorities found eight men dead in the back of his truck parked outside a Walmart supermarket in San Antonio. Two more victims died later at hospitals, officials said.

Source: Driver due in court for deaths of 10 smuggled in truck

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