97 illegal immigrants found at an Edinburg apartment complex
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:38:15 GMT —
Authorities are investigating a human smuggling ring responsible for stashing 97illegal immigrants at an Edinburg apartment complex.
It all happened at an apartment complex on the 300 block of Curve Road in Edinburg just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Investigators told Action 4 News that a total of 97 illegal immigrants were found inside three apartments.
Several teens were among the men and women from Mexico and Central America.
Some of the immigrants were believed to have been held at the apartment complex of at least 10 days.
A bus and several Border Patrol vans arrived at the scene to take the immigrants to a detention center for processing and deportation.
At least three people have been detained as suspected human smugglers.