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Bond denied for man charged in deadly tractor-trailer incident in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – A decide on Wednesday denied bond for a man accused in the deadly tractor-trailer incident on town’s Southwest Side in June that resulted in the deaths of 53 individuals.

The movement was signed by United States Magistrate Judge Henry J. Bemporad in San Antonio.

Attorneys for Christian Martinez requested for dwelling confinement as a result of well being points.

The decide denied the request however mentioned there can be “reconsideration should there become additional information regarding Defendant’s health status or ability to travel to Court.”

Martinez pleaded not in federal courtroom in early July.

According to a federal indictment, Martinez, 28, and Homero Zamorano Jr., 46, are charged with one depend of conspiracy to move unlawful aliens ensuing in dying; one depend of transportation of unlawful aliens ensuing in dying; one depend of conspiracy to move aliens ensuing in severe bodily harm and inserting lives in jeopardy; and one depend of transportation of unlawful aliens ensuing in severe bodily harm and inserting lives in jeopardy.

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If the boys are discovered responsible of the cost of conspiracy to move and transport ensuing in dying, they might face a most penalty of life in jail or the dying penalty, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas mentioned.

According to federal officers, the 2 males mentioned the smuggling incident from a cellphone belonging to Zamorano, who can be believed to have pushed the trailer on June 27 from Laredo to Quintana Road in San Antonio.

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