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Woman Smuggled In Suitcase

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By Paul Johnson

Nogales, Arizona (CNN) - A Phoenix man is facing serious charges after allegedly trying to smuggle a woman into the US.
This is a picture of the 48-year-old Thai woman inside a suitcase in the 56-year-old suspect's car.
Authorities stopped the vehicle at the US/Mexican border on December 30.
U-s customs and border protection officers discovered the suitcase during an inspection of the man's Honda s-u-v at the port of Nogales.
He was traveling from Mexico to the u-s.
Officers seized the vehicle and turned the suspect over to ice.
He's facing human smuggling charges.


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