Man, 36, from Essex is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in a lorry in the county last month
- Eight females and 31 males were found in the trailer on an industrial park
- People came from provinces in Vietnam and were discovered on October 23
- The two youngest people found in the truck were two boys aged just 15
A 36-year-old man from Purfleet has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in a lorry in Grays, Essex Police said.
The people were identified as coming from various provinces of Vietnam, with the youngest being two boys aged 15.
Eight females and 31 males were found in the trailer early on October 23 at an industrial park.
The bodies of eight females and 31 males were discovered in the trailer attached to this Scania cab in an industrial park in Grays, Essex, early on October 23
The migrants included (top row, left to right) Pham Tra My, 26, Anna Bui Thi Nhung, 19, Nguyen Huy Hung, 15, and (middle row, left to right) Nguyen Dinh Lurong, 20, Vo Ngoc Nam, 28, Hoang Van Tiep, 18, and (bottom row, left to right) Nguyen Dinh Tu, 26, Nguyen van Hung, 33, and Le Van Ha, 30
The group were were from five provinces in the central, coastal area of Vietnam and two provinces near Hanoi