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Immigrants: San Antonio

immigrants: He faces up to life imprisonment when he's sentenced on Jan. 22, according to Metro News. The Clearwater, Florida, man could have faced the death penalty had he gone to trial. James Matthew Bradley Jr., 61, pleaded Monday in federal court in San Antonio to one conspiracy count and a count of transporting the immigrants resulting in death. Authorities say at least 39 immigrants, most of them Mexicans, were packed into the sweltering trailer found by San Antonio police last July in a Walmart parking lot, although court records show that surviving immigrants estimated that between 70 and 180 to 200 people were carried in the trailer during the transport. Temperatures in San Antonio topped at 101 degrees that day.A co-defendant, Pedro Silva Segura, 47, still faces two conspiracy counts, including one of conspiracy to transport and harbour undocumented immigrants for financial gain resulting in death. The truck's refrigeration system wasn't working, and investigators say passengers had difficulty breathing as temperatures climbed. ( As reported in the news.