Breaking News
Translate

BREAKING: Two held on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with Essex truck

 

Lorry trailer, Chinese

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic after 39 people were found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex.

The man and woman, both 38, from Warrington, Cheshire, were taken into custody after warrants were carried out, Essex Police said.

ALSO READ: China calls for ‘severe punishment’ over 39 chinese victims in UK truck

Detectives are still questioning the lorry driver on suspicion of murder. The victims – 31 men and eight women – are believed to be Chinese. The bodies were found in a container at an industrial estate in Grays at 01:40 BST on Wednesday.

ALSO READ: Driver ‘fainted’ when he found 39 Chinese migrants dead in -25c lorry

Police have been given extra time to question driver Mo Robinson, of County Armagh in Northern Ireland, who was arrested on Wednesday.

More details to follow.

Source: BBC.com

Vanguard News

All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!