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UK News Police hold man on suspicion of murder after 39 bodies found in container

02:20  24 october  2019
02:20  24 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

39 bodies found in lorry trailer in Essex as driver is arrested on suspicion of murder

  39 bodies found in lorry trailer in Essex as driver is arrested on suspicion of murder The driver, from Northern Ireland, is being held in custody, according to policePolice launched a murder investigation after discovering the victims at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Among them is the body of a teenager.

The bodies of 39 people have been found in a lorry container in Essex. Police were called by the ambulance service shortly before 01:40 BST after The lorry driver, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder . Early indications are that 38 adults and one

Man , 25, from Northern Ireland held on suspicion of murder after bodies found in Grays.

Police have searched two addresses in Northern Ireland as officers continue to question a Co Armagh man over the discovery of 39 bodies in a refrigerated lorry trailer.

Detectives have said the the trailer containing the victims arrived at Purfleet from Zeebrugge in Belgium at around 12.30am on Wednesday and the front section to which it was attached, known as the tractor, came from Northern Ireland.

The lorry and trailer left the port shortly after 1.05am and officers were called around 30 minutes later after ambulance staff made the grim discovery at Waterglade Industrial Park in Eastern Avenue in nearby Grays.

Mo Robinson: man arrested over 39 bodies found in Essex lorry container named as truck driver, 25, from Northern Ireland

  Mo Robinson: man arrested over 39 bodies found in Essex lorry container named as truck driver, 25, from Northern Ireland The trailer carrying the people who were found dead is believed to have travelled from Zeebrugge into Purfleet, EssexEarlier on Wednesday police said a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, believed to be the driver of the vehicle, had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Essex Police were called to Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, at about 1.40am Wednesday morning and found the bodies in the vehicle. 39 Bodies Found Packed Into Lorry Container in Essex - Продолжительность: 1:18 On Demand News 487 просмотров.

A murder investigation has been launched after 39 bodies were discovered in a lorry container in Essex. Essex Police were called to It is understood 38 were adults and one was a teenager. The driver - a 25-year-old- man from Northern Ireland - has been arrested on suspicion of murder .

The vehicle driver, named in reports as 25-year-old Mo Robinson from Portadown in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland, is being held by Essex police on suspicion of murder.

Several pictures on his Facebook profile match those of the vehicle at the centre of the investigation in Grays.

There was no answer at the Co Armagh home of Mr Robinson’s family.

a truck driving down a busy city street: Detectives have searched two properties in Northern Ireland after 39 dead bodies were found inside a lorry container in Essex (Aaron Chown/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Detectives have searched two properties in Northern Ireland after 39 dead bodies were found inside a lorry container in Essex (Aaron Chown/PA)

Speaking on Wednesday afternoon, Deputy Chief Constable Pippa Mills said the lorry and the container were being moved to nearby Tilbury Docks so the bodies can be recovered while preserving the dignity of the victims.

UK police investigating 39 lorry deaths raid two addresses

  UK police investigating 39 lorry deaths raid two addresses UK police investigating 39 lorry deaths raid two addressesBritish police found the bodies of 38 adults and one teenager in a lorry container on an industrial site in Grays, about 20 miles (32 km) east of central London in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Police have arrested a lorry driver on suspicion of murder after the bodies of 38 adults and one teenager were found in a container at Waterglade Industrial Park, Eastern Avenue, Grays. Essex Police said it was called by the ambulance service shortly before 1.40am on Wednesday following the

The bodies of 39 people have been found in a container at an industrial park in the UK and a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder . Essex Police say emergency services were called to the Waterglade Industrial Park at around 1.40am after the

“We are yet to identify them and must manage this sensitively with their families,” she added.

The Prime Minister said the perpetrators of the crime “should be hunted down”, while local MP Jackie Doyle-Price said the people smugglers responsible must be caught.

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Police have said tracking route used “will be a key line of inquiry”.

The Bulgarian ministry of foreign affairs said the truck was registered in Varna in Bulgaria “under the name of a company owned by an Irish citizen”.

Police originally thought the lorry had travelled to the UK through Holyhead in north Wales on October 19 but later revealed that the trailer had come directly from the Continent.

A freight ferry service runs from Zeebrugge to Purfleet.

The discovery comes as the National Crime Agency said the number of migrants being smuggled into the UK in containers and lorries has risen in the last year.

Essex lorry deaths: driver charged over killing 39 migrants .
A lorry driver has been charged with killing 39 migrants who were found dead in a trailer in Essex. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd Maurice Robinson, 25, is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.He is charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering.Robinson, who is known as Mo and is from Northern Ireland, was arrested shortly after the bodies of eight women and 31 men were found in the refrigerated trailer in an industrial park in Grays on Wednesday.

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