SAN ANTONIO TX — A tractor-trailer involved in the alleged human trafficking scheme that resulted in the deaths of nine undocumented immigrants was apparently headed to the Houston area, according to at least two survivors found inside the truck’s trailer.
Eight men were found dead, and 39 others suffered severe heat-related injuries after they were found packed inside a tractor-trailer parked outside a Walmart store in San Antonio early Sunday morning.
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Officials believe the tractor-trailer, which was registered to Pyle Transportation Inc., in Shaller, Iowa, according to a KTRK report, originated in Laredo, Texas, near the Texas-Mexico border.
Officials became involved when one of the undocumented immigrants asked one of the
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