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Man Arrested For Allegedly Smuggling Illegal Immigrants Into the United States

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A man has been arrested in West Texas for smuggling illegal immigrants into the United States.

To make matters worse, one of the people in his group died.

Leonel Sanchez admitted to Homeland Security that he was acting as a guide to a group crossing the border.

It's unclear why but one man from the group died.

Border Patrol officials found the body and reported it to the Brewster County Sheriff's Office.

The body was sent to El Paso for an autopsy and identification.

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