According to the statement of the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, the first of the six bodies was found yesterday around 5 pm local time.
A study has been initiated to determine the identities of the bodies found around the swamp.
While the autopsy results are awaited to determine how these people were killed, it is being investigated whether the bodies belong to irregular migrants who want to cross the border.
US President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed on the return of irregular migrants crossing the land border to the US.
In accordance with the agreement signed by the leaders of the two countries, in addition to the Safe Third Country Agreement, it was decided to hand over the irregular migrants, mostly from the north of New York to Quebec, to the US police “as of March 25, 2023”.
– Illegal crossings to Canada have increased recently
Canada has been voicing its displeasure at the rise of illegal crossings lately.
Canadian officials stated that more than 39,000 irregular migrants crossed illegally from the lands north of New York to Canada last year and that these crossing points should be closed.
In the US press, it was noted that most of the irregular migrants in question were taken to New York by buses, passing through the Mexican border, and some of them preferred to cross into Canada.