United Kingdom lorry driver pleads guilty over migrant truck deaths

09 Avril, 2020, 00:51 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Police activity in Grays Essex in 2019 after 39 bodies were found inside a lorry container

The bodies of the Vietnamese nationals were discovered at an industrial estate soon after the lorry arrived in the United Kingdom on a ferry from Zeebrugge in Belgium.

Maurice Robinson, 25, of Craigavon, Northern Ireland, was arrested shortly after the bodies were discovered.

Ten of the 39 dead were teenagers, two of whom were only 15-year-old; 31 were men and eight were women.

Sentencing will take place at a later date, the police force said, adding that Robinson has an outstanding charge of transferring criminal property to answer.

In March, it was revealed they all died from asphyxia and hyperthermia.

Another man has been charged with with conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of people with a view to exploitation and conspiracy to facilitate the commission of a breach of United Kingdom immigration law. He has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and one count of conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.

Police at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, after 39 bodies were found inside a lorry container on the industrial estate.

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While 23-year-old Christopher Kennedy of Corkley Road in Darkley, Co Armagh has previously denied conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.

British Romanian Gheorghe Nica, 43, of Mimosa Close in Langdon Hills, denied 39 counts of manslaughter.

Romanian national Alexandru-Ovidiu Hanga, 27, denies a charge of conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.

Several other people face trial in October this year for their alleged role in the deaths of the migrants, who had travelled overland from Vietnam.

Prosecutors requested a three-week continuance to decide whether to proceed with a trial.

Police at the scene where 39 bodies have been found in the back of a truck at Grays in Essex, UK.

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