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UK News Essex deaths: Man, 36, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter

01:40  26 november  2019
01:40  26 november  2019 Source:   belfastlive.co.uk

Man from Northern Ireland arrested over Essex lorry deaths

  Man from Northern Ireland arrested over Essex lorry deaths A man from Northern Ireland has been arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in a lorry trailer in Essex last month. The 23-year-old was arrested by Thames Valley Police on behalf of Essex Police in the early hours of Friday on the M40 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.He was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to traffic people and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.The man, who has not been named, remains in custody, Essex Police said.His arrest comes a month after 39 bodies were discovered in a refrigerated lorry trailer at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, on 23 October.

A 36 -year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in a lorry in Grays, Essex . Police said the man , from Purfleet in Essex , remains in custody. The arrest is the latest to result from the investigation into how 31 men and eight women

A 36 -year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people whose bodies were found in a lorry in Essex , police have said.

a red truck parked on the side of a road © Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Essex Police investigating the death of 39 Vietnamese people found in a lorry container have made another arrest.

They said on Monday evening that they had arrested a 36-year-old man from Purfleet in Essex at a property in Dalton in East London “on suspicion of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration, in connection with our enquiry into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in a lorry trailer found in Grays on 23 October”.

News of the arrest was announced via the Essex Police Twitter account. The only other detail included was that the man “remains in custody for questioning”.

Essex lorry death investigation leads to arrest of NI man in London

  Essex lorry death investigation leads to arrest of NI man in London He was arrested by Thames Valley Police in the early hours of this morning in connection with the death of 39 people in a lorry container in Essex. The man was arrested by officers from Thames Valley Police on behalf of Essex Police in t on the M40 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. In a statement Essex police said: "A 23-year-old man from Northern Ireland was arrested by officers from Thames Valley Police on behalf of Essex Police in t on the M40 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

A 36 -year-old man from Purfleet has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in a lorry in Grays, Essex Police said. The people were identified as coming from various provinces of Vietnam, with the youngest being two boys aged 15.

Essex police aid on its official Twitter account that a 36 -year-old man from Purfleet was arrested on Monday at a property in Dalston, east London. Several people have been detained in connection with the deaths , including the truck driver, Maurice Robinson, a man from Northern Ireland, who faces

Earlier on Monday, Maurice Robinson, from North Armagh , appeared at the Old Bailey where he entered a plea in relation to offences linked to the same investigation.

Also on Monday Christopher Kennedy, from Darkley, Co Armagh , appeared in front of magistrates in Chelmsford, again in relation to the same investigation.

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Essex Lorry Deaths: Man, 23, Charged With Human Trafficking Offences .
A 23-year-old man has been charged with human trafficking offences after the bodies of 39 Vietnamese migrants were found in a refrigerated lorry container in Essex. Christopher Kennedy, from Darkley, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland, was arrested in the early hours of Friday morning on the M40, and later charged with conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of people with a view to exploitation and conspiracy to facilitate the commission of a breach of UK immigration law.Essex Police said he is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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