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World 39 people found dead in truck container in southeast England

13:20  23 october  2019
13:20  23 october  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

39 bodies found in a truck container in southeast England

  39 bodies found in a truck container in southeast England Police have launched a murder investigation in southeast England after 39 people were found dead in a truck container at an Essex industrial park. © Bing Maps © 2019/Microsoft Waterglade Industrial Park, Eastern Avenue, Grays. Authorities believe the lorry originated from Bulgaria, entering the UK over the weekend. They have arrested a 25-year-old Northern Irish truck driver "on suspicion of murder," Essex Police said. "We are in the process of identifying the victims, however I anticipate that this could be a lengthy process," Chief Superintendent Andrew Mariner said in a statement.

London (AP) -- Police in southeastern England say 39 people were found dead in a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria. A 25-year-old-man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Chief Superintendent Andrew Mariner said Wednesday that authorities are in the

39 people have been found dead in a truck container in southeast England , UK police say. LONDON — Police in southeastern England said that 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria.

LONDON — British police have launched a murder investigation after the bodies of 39 people were found in a truck container outside of London.

An aerial view as police forensic officers attend the scene after a truck was found to contain a large number of dead bodies in Essex, South England, early Wed. Oct. 23, 2019.© UK Pool An aerial view as police forensic officers attend the scene after a truck was found to contain a large number of dead bodies in Essex, South England, early Wed. Oct. 23, 2019.

The container was discovered at an industrial park in the early hours of Wednesday morning local time, and all 39 people inside were found dead at the scene, police said.

The driver, a 25-year old-man from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said. One of the victims was a teenager and all the rest were adults.

U.K. police launch murder probe after 39 bodies found in truck

  U.K. police launch murder probe after 39 bodies found in truck Police said the 25-year-old driver has been arrested on suspicion of murderThe ambulance service was called to Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex only 22 miles east of central London, where the victims were pronounced dead. The bodies were found in a shipping container on the back of a semi truck parked on the side of the road where police are now conducting their investigation.

Police have launched a murder investigation in southeast England after 39 people were found dead in a truck container at an Essex industrial park. One of the victims was in their teens.

British police say that 39 bodies have been found dead in a truck container in Essex, southeast England . The 25-year-old driver of the lorry, reportedly from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies were found in an industrial park in Grays, east of London.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted that he was "appalled by this tragic incident" and said that the government would work with police to establish what happened.

The truck was found at Waterglade Industrial Park in the town of Grays in the county of Essex, around 15 miles east of central London.

Police said they believed the truck came from Bulgaria and entered Britain on Saturday at the Welsh port of Holyhead, which links to Ireland by ferry.

"We are in the process of identifying the victims, however I anticipate that this could be a lengthy process," Chief Superintendent of Essex Police, Andrew Mariner, said in a statement.

Priti Patel, the U.K.'s interior minister, tweeted that she was "shocked and saddened by this utterly tragic incident."

3 arrested in Vietnam, Ireland over truck deaths in Britain .
 Police in Vietnam and Ireland made three new arrests Friday in the sprawling investigation into the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck container in southeast England last week. Two people suspected of organizing a people-smuggling operation in Vietnam were arrested in Ha Tinh province following reports from 10 families there of missing relatives, VTV television reported.

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