Immigrant stash house raided in Edinburg


POSTED: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 5:21pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 12:00pm

Nearly 50 undocumented immigrants are now in the custody of Border Patrol after authorites discovered a stash house in Edinburg.

This morning, Border Patrol agents and Edinburg police officers responded to the 3800 block of Tagle Street for reports of an immigrant stash house.

45 immigrants were found inside the small house and escorted onto the Border Patrol bus.

Most immigrants are from Mexico while some are from Guatemala and Honduras.

One person in custody is suspected of being the smuggler.

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