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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.
Earlier this month Essex Police, assisted by Vietnamese officials, confirmed the 31 men and eight women were all Vietnamese nationals.
The youngest two were just 15 years old and the oldest was 44.
Man (40s) dies following road crash in Co Limerick .
A MAN has died following a collision in Co Limerick. The collision happened shortly after 1.30am between a van and an articulated lorry and a van on the M& motorway (westbound), on the slip road at junction 30, Rossbrien (Cork Exit). A garda spokesperson said: "Units from Roxboro Road Garda Station, Divisional Roads Policing, National Ambulance and Limerick Fire Services attended at the crash site. "The driver of the van, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. "His body has since been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Limerick. The lorry driver was uninjured.
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