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Wed Oct 23, 2019, 06:29 AM

Essex (UK) Police: 39 people found dead in lorry container

Source: BBC

Police were called by the ambulance service shortly before 01:40 BST after the discovery at Waterglade Industrial Park in Eastern Avenue, Grays.

The lorry driver, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Essex Police said the vehicle travelled from Bulgaria and entered the country via Holyhead, Anglesey, on Saturday.

Early indications are that 38 adults and one teenager have died, the force said. Police would not say whether any survivors were found in the lorry.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-50150070



Human trafficking. They are thought to have entered the UK at Anglesey, an island off the coast of Wales, which is about 250 mi from where they were found.

No cause of death has been suggested as of yet.

Awful.


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Wed Oct 23, 2019, 11:34 AM

1. OMG. May they all rest in peace.







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