Charged with transporting illegal immigrants, he could face the death penalty.
But driver James Bradley Jr., 60, says he didn’t know about the human cargo inside his lorry, according to papers from his first court appearance, claiming that he was surprised when he opened the trailer doors in a Walmart car park in San Antonio, Texas.
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Ten of the estimated 100 undocumented migrants inside the sweltering truck have died.
Daytime temperatures in the hours before the truck was found on Sunday had topped 100 Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius).
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Suffering from dehydration and heatstroke, around 30 people remain in hospital. Most are said to be Mexicans, like
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