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UK News Northern Irish man charged with manslaughter over 39 deaths in UK truck - RTE

15:40  01 november  2019
15:40  01 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Essex lorry deaths driver charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people

  Essex lorry deaths driver charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people Maurice Robinson was arrested shortly after the grim discovery of the bodies in a refrigerated truck was made at the Waterglade Retail Park. "He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Monday 28 October charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering. "Three other people have been arrested in connection with this investigation.

Earlier, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to bring those responsible for the deaths of 39 migrants to justice.

A man from Northern Ireland has been charged with multiple counts of manslaughter in relation to the discoverY of 39 bodies in a lorry container near The news came as Essex police appealed separately to two Irish brothers who are wanted in connection with the deaths of 39 migrants in a

a person riding on the back of a truck: 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

LONDON (Reuters) - A Northern Irish man has been charged with multiple counts of manslaughter in relation to the discovery of 39 bodies in the back of a truck near London last week, Irish broadcaster RTE said on Friday.

Eamon Harrison, 23, appeared in court in Dublin to face 41 charges of manslaughter, human trafficking and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration after the endorsement of a European Arrest Warrant, RTE said.

Neither Irish police nor Essex Police, the British force in charge of the investigation, had any immediate comment.

Essex lorry deaths: driver charged over killing 39 migrants

  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.

An Irish man was charged after a truck containing 39 dead bodies was found outside of London. Robinson is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged with 39 counts of Pasmore said he had agreed with the Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK to a method of sharing

A man has been charged by police investigating the deaths of 39 people found dead in a truck trailer outside of London.

The RTE report said Harrison was accused of driving the trailer of the truck to Zeebrugge in Belgium before it later travelled to Britain. The bodies were discovered in the trailer in a nearby industrial estate after it was picked up at docks on the River Thames.

On Monday, the man who allegedly drove the truck to its final destination appeared in court also accused of manslaughter, money laundering, conspiracy to traffic people and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.

Earlier on Friday, British police said they were hunting two brothers from Northern Ireland who were described as being crucial to their investigation.

(Reporting by Michael Holden; editing by Kate Holton)

Essex lorry deaths: Families notified as police formally identify all 39 victims .
All 39 people found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex last month have now been formally identified, police has said. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd Essex Police said a series of files had been brought before an identification commission with the assistance of Vietnamese police. Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray has now formally identified all of the victims and their families have been notified.

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