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Border Patrol agents observed an out of the ordinary vehicle in Tucson, AZ and six undocumented immigrants being concealed in a hearse on December 9, 2021.

12142021 TCA Hearse 1

At approximately 11:00 p.m., agents operating the Tucson Sector camera system observed a vehicle acting suspiciously in an area known for human and drug smuggling.

An agent on patrol encountered the vehicle and believed it was involved in human smuggling, stopped the vehicle. Upon approaching the vehicle, the agent observed individuals in camouflage clothing lying in the back. 

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The driver and front seat passenger were placed under arrest for human smuggling and six migrants admitted to being in the United States illegally.

The hearse was seized by authorities.