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UK News Man arrested in Ireland over 39 truck deaths in Britain

15:55  01 november  2019
15:55  01 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Essex lorry deaths: Man from Co Down arrested by Gardai

  Essex lorry deaths: Man from Co Down arrested by Gardai The bodies of 39 people were found in a lorry on ThursdayThe man aged, 23, is believed to be from Co Down, Northern Ireland and is expected to appear to before the Criminal Courts of Justice today.

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said a man arrested in Dublin on Saturday is a person of interest in their investigation into the deaths of 39 people who UK police arrest man and woman for human trafficking over truck . Police investigating the deaths of 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals

Earlier in the day, the British police, investigating the deaths of 39 people in a truck , asked two Irish brothers to hand themselves in. At least four people have been arrested in the UK and one man detained in Ireland as part of the investigation into the deaths of migrants in a refrigerated container.

This undated photo issued on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019 by Essex Police shows Ronan Hughes, right, and his brother Christopher Hughes from Northern Ireland, as the investigation widens into the deaths of 39 people who were found in truck container in southeastern England. Both are wanted on suspicion of manslaughter and human trafficking. (Essex Police via AP) © Provided by The Associated Press This undated photo issued on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019 by Essex Police shows Ronan Hughes, right, and his brother Christopher Hughes from Northern Ireland, as the investigation widens into the deaths of 39 people who were found in truck container in southeastern England. Both are wanted on suspicion of manslaughter and human trafficking. (Essex Police via AP)

LONDON (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested in Ireland in connection with the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found in a container truck in southeast England last week.

A spokesman for the Dublin High Court said Eamonn Harrison, of Newry in Northern Ireland, appeared in court Friday.

Fifth person arrested after 39 people found dead in Essex lorry

  Fifth person arrested after 39 people found dead in Essex lorry The suspect in his early 20s was held by Irish police at Dublin port. Gardai said the man, who is in his early 20s and from , was held over an unrelated outstanding court order and will appear in court on afternoon.

Three suspects arrested in Britain over the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck have been released on bail, police said Sunday. The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland , who also faces charges of conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering, will appear in court on

British police said a man arrested in Dublin on Saturday is a person of interest in their investigation into the deaths of 39 people who were found in FILE PHOTO: A police officer moves the tape inside the cordon, at the scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex, Britain

Irish police could not immediately confirm when he was arrested. He was ordered detained until a hearing on Nov. 11.

Police have charged 25-year-old Maurice Robinson, also from Northern Ireland, with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. They say he drove the cab of the truck to an English port, where it picked up the container, which had arrived by ferry from Zeebrugge in Belgium.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson lays flowers during a visit to Thurrock Council Offices, England, Monday Oct. 28, 2019. British police say they have arrested a fourth person in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in southeast England in one of Britain's worst human-smuggling tragedies. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via AP) © Provided by The Associated Press Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson lays flowers during a visit to Thurrock Council Offices, England, Monday Oct. 28, 2019. British police say they have arrested a fourth person in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in southeast England in one of Britain's worst human-smuggling tragedies. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via AP)

Police have asked two other suspects, Ronan and Christopher Hughes, to turn themselves in.

Essex Police detective Daniel Stoten used a press conference in Northern Ireland on Friday to urge the two brothers to surrender to police.

They are being sought for questioning about possible links to the discovery of the bodies on Oct. 23.

Police say they have already spoke to Ronan Hughes by telephone but want to talk to the two in person.

Authorities have not yet identified the victims or said where they came from, but many are thought to have come from Vietnam, where families have raised concerns about missing loved ones.

Vietnam arrests eight in connection with UK truck deaths .
Vietnam arrests eight in connection with UK truck deathsBritish police last week charged two men with manslaughter over the deaths of the group, whose bodies were found inside a container on the truck on Oct. 23.

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