Another 30 people were injured.
The bodies of eight people and 30 wounded people were found in the truck, left it in the Parking lot of Walmart in San Antonio, Texas.
Police link incident to human trafficking.
17 injured were taken to hospitals in serious condition, 13 were also hospitalized, but their injuries are not severe and not life threatening. Many suffered from heat stroke and dehydration. Among those in the truck of the hostages were mostly adults ranging in age from 20 to 30 years and two children, whose age the police did not disclose.
The truck driver, whose name is the result of yet does not name, was arrested, most likely, he will be charged on behalf of the state and prosecuted at the Federal level.
About the people in the truck, police said Walmart employee, who heard the voice of one of the prisoners and asked them to give him water.
The operation to rescue people out of the car at 00:26. According to rescuers, all the dead are adult men, the death of most of them happened because of brain damage in connection with the heat and stuffiness in the truck.
Police are investigating, how come a truck and finds out how long he was parked in the Parking lot of Walmart. Video surveillance showed that during his stay there several cars stopped in a Parking lot and got out of the truck of the people who survived the trip.
The video shows that some of the people that were in the truck were able to escape into the nearby forest. The police searched the area around the store.
Law enforcement officers noted that these findings are not uncommon, and despite the death of some people, the police always manages to save some of the victims of criminals.
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