Friday , October 23 2020

New arrest over UK migrant truck deaths

British police have arrested a 23-year outdated man from Northern Eire as a part of their inquiry into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese individuals discovered behind a refrigerated container truck close to London final month.

“He was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to site visitors individuals and conspiracy to help illegal immigration and stays in custody,” Essex Police stated in a press release on Friday.

The person was arrested on a motorway in Beaconsfield, west of London, the assertion stated.

The victims – 31 males and eight ladies – had been present in a truck container on an industrial property in Grays, Essex, not removed from docks on the River Thames, on October 23.

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British police have arrested a 23-year outdated man from Northern Eire as a part of their inquiry into UK migrant truck deaths (AAP)

British police have already charged 25-year-old Maurice Robinson, a truck driver additionally from Northern Eire, with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to site visitors individuals and cash laundering.

A second man, Eamonn Harrison, 22, has been charged with the identical offences in Eire and British authorities try to extradite him from Dublin.

Police have additionally been searching for two brothers from Northern Eire.

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The victims – 31 males and eight ladies – had been present in a truck container on an industrial property in Grays, Essex, not removed from docks on the River Thames, on October 23 (AAP)

Police in Vietnam have arrested 10 individuals there in reference to the deaths of the victims, aged 15 to 44.

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