Five due in UK court in connection with Essex container deaths

Five men are due in court charged in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in England.
Five due in UK court in connection with Essex container deaths
The lorry in which the 39 people died last October.

Five men are due in court charged in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in England.

Their bodies were discovered in a refrigerated lorry trailer in Essex last October.

The group will appear via video link.

Maurice Robinson from County Armagh, who had previously pleaded guilty to unlawful immigration at a hearing in November, is one of the people due to appear.

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