Florida Man Charged After 4 Found Dead at Canada-US Border

Steve Shand, 47, was charged with human smuggling after seven Indian nationals were found in the U.S. and the discovery of the bodies.

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A border marker, between the United States and Canada is shown just outside of Emerson, Manitoba, on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. A Florida man was charged Thursday with human smuggling after the bodies of four people, including a baby and a teen, were found in Canada near the U.S. border, in what authorities believe was a failed crossing attempt during a freezing blizzard. The bodies were found Wednesday in the province of Manitoba just meters (yards) from the U.S. border near the community of Emerson. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — A Florida man has been charged with human smuggling after the bodies of four people, including a baby and a teen, were found in Canada near the U.S. border in what authorities believe was a failed crossing attempt during a freezing blizzard. Steve Shand, 47, was charged Thursday with human smuggling after seven Indian nationals were found in the U.S. and the discovery of the bodies, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for…

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