Arrest Made in Connection with Illegal Immigrants in Brewster County

By: Sarah Snyder
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - New details on a group of illegal immigrants found in big bend national park.

Authorities tell NewsWest Nine, they've arrested one of the men for smuggling the others across the border.

The group of seven was discovered on Wednesday.

One man was dead and crews took some of the others to area hospitals for treatment.

Some have already been treated and released; others will likely be released sometime on Thursday.

Four members of the group were children between 12 and 18-years-old.

All of them were citizens of El Salvador.