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39 Found Dead Inside Lorry Container
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39 Found Dead Inside Lorry Container

Police reported the vehicle was found just before 1:40 BST at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays. The report states that the bodies of 38 adults and a young teenager were found within the container, which has been confirmed to have been registered Bulgaria. It has been stated that the people within likely froze to death due to conditions within the container. The police told reporters that the trailer arrived by ferry from Zeebrugge in Belgium into Purfleet-on-Thames. The driver has been identified locally as 25 year old "Mo Robinson" from Northern Ireland and has been detained by the police on suspicion of murder. The police have also stated that identifying the victims has remained their "number one priority" but expected the whole affair to likely be a "lengthy process". Despite th...