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UK News UK police investigating 39 lorry deaths raid two addresses

10:30  24 october  2019
10:30  24 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Essex lorry deaths: what happened to the 39 victims?

  Essex lorry deaths: what happened to the 39 victims? Driver arrested after police called to industrial park in early hours of the morningOfficers made the discovery after being called to Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays at around 1.40am on Wednesday. The lorry driver, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

LONDON (Reuters) - Two addresses in Northern Ireland have been searched by police investigating the deaths of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London. British police found the bodies of 38 adults and one teenager in a lorry container on an industrial site in Grays

Two addresses in Northern Ireland have been searched by police investigating the deaths of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London. British 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

a group of people riding on the back of a truck: The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex © Reuters/HANNAH MCKAY The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex

LONDON (Reuters) - Two addresses in Northern Ireland have been searched by police investigating the deaths of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London.

British 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 arrested the driver, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, on suspicion of murder, and he was held in custody. Police investigating the deaths raided two houses in province, the BBC reported.

Essex Lorry Deaths: Police Search For Driver Who Delivered Container To Belgian Port Before 39 People Discovered Dead

  Essex Lorry Deaths: Police Search For Driver Who Delivered Container To Belgian Port Before 39 People Discovered Dead Police are urgently trying to track down the driver who delivered the trailer, later discovered to contain 39 people, to a port in Belgian before being shipped to the UK. The Belgian prosecutor’s office said officers were attempting to find the driver who delivered the refrigerated container to Zeebrugge on Tuesday. Essex Police were called to the Grays Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays just before 1.40am on Wednesday. Thirty-nine people, initially believed to be Chinese nationals, were found dead inside the container. Missing person reports now suggest that a number of the victims may have been from Vietnam, however formal identification has not yet taken place.

Two addresses in Northern Ireland have been searched by police investigating the deaths of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near Police investigating the deaths raided two houses in province, the BBC reported. Police said the trailer had arrived at docks in Essex, southern England

LONDON (Reuters) - Two addresses in Northern Ireland have been searched by police investigating the deaths of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London. British police found the bodies of 38 adults and one teenager in a lorry container on an industrial site in Grays

a red truck driving down a street: The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex © Reuters/HANNAH MCKAY The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex

Police said the trailer had arrived at docks in Essex, southern England, having travelled from Zeebrugge in Belgium and the bodies were found just over an hour later at 1.40 am.

a red and white bus parked in front of a car: The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex © Reuters/PETER NICHOLLS The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex

The red cab unit of the truck was believed to have originated in Ireland. It had "Ireland" emblazoned on the windscreen along with the message "The Ultimate Dream".

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was appalled by the news and was receiving regular updates about the investigation which was focused on human trafficking.

a car driving on a city street filled with lots of traffic: The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex © Reuters/HANNAH MCKAY The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex

The National Crime Agency said it was assisting the investigation and working to "urgently identify and take action against any organised crime groups who have played a role in causing these deaths."

a man riding on the back of a truck: The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex © Reuters/HANNAH MCKAY The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

12 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Belgium .
Twelve migrants have been found alive in a refrigerated truck in northern Belgium. The men, who were originally from Syria and Sudan, were discovered by police in a motorway parking area outside Antwerp.Officers went to the scene after the driver of the vehicle, which was carrying fruit and vegetables, alerted authorities.The group has now been taken to an immigration office in the city.It comes a week after 39 migrants were found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex.

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