UPDATE: Investigation into deaths of 39 people – NEW ARREST

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A 36-year-old man from Purfleet was arrested this morning, Monday November 25, at a property in Dalston on suspicion of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration, in connection with the enquiry into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in a lorry trailer found in Grays on October 23.

He remains in custody for questioning

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Mick Ferris

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