The Boxcar That Became a Coffin

18 aliens die in Texas

The weak voice was just above a whisper. "We need help. Can you please help us?" Border Patrol Agent Stanley Saathoff turned a crank to unlock the door of a red Missouri Pacific boxcar sitting on a siding in the small town of Sierra Blanca, 90 miles southeast of El Paso. A naked young man threw himself into the startled agent's arms. "You've been sent from heaven," the man moaned.

But when Saathoff looked inside the dark car, he found a scene straight out of hell. Sprawled across the floor in the 100 degrees heat lay the naked bodies of 18...

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