Texas police have released a picture of the 28-year-old man accused of plotting the nation’s deadliest human smuggling operation, where 53 migrants were killed in a truck after the air conditioner failed amid 103 degree temperatures.
Christian Martinez, who reportedly worked for Walmart, was arrested on Tuesday on trafficking charges after dozens died of heatstroke and dehydration as temperatures rose to 150 degrees inside the truck near San Antonio.
According to a criminal complaint released on Friday, Martinez was texting the truck’s driver, Homero Zamorano Jr., 45, asking about his whereabouts when the alleged driver failed to meet up with him while transporting the migrants, the Daily Beast reported.
Federal prosecutors said the two suspects face charges carrying potential…
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