Houston Matters

Human Smuggling Tragedy Reinforces Ongoing Concerns About Trafficking

We’re continuing to follow developments on a human smuggling case out of San Antonio that officials are calling ‘tragic.’

James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Fla., left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

On this edition of Houston Matters we talk with Bob Sanborn, President and CEO of Children At Risk, and Joey Palacios from Texas Public Radio about the human smuggling case out of San Antonio that left ten people dead and more than two dozen others hospitalized after they were discovered inside a sweltering semi-trailer outside a Walmart.

The accused driver of that semi-trailer, James Mathew Bradley Jr., is now in federal custody. We learn the latest.


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