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A fifth suspect arrested in Ireland in the case of the deaths of immigrants in Essex

Camión con 39 muertos encontrado en Essex

Truck with 39 dead found in Essex – Kirsty O'connor / PA Wire / dpa

MADRID, Oct. 26 (EUROPE PRESS) –

Police on Saturday confirmed the arrest of a Norwegian man in his 20s on suspicion of being involved in the death of 39 people found in the back of a truck near London, this Wednesday.

A fifth suspect arrested in Ireland in the case of the deaths of immigrants in Essex
A fifth suspect arrested in Ireland in the case of the deaths of immigrants in Essex

The suspect, fifth detainee in this case, was arrested at the port of Dublin this morning after arriving by ferry from France, according to the RTE network.

The British police had already arrested four people in connection with this event while they continue to identify the deceased: the driver of the vehicle, a 25-year-old Norwegian; A man and a woman in Chesire County, both 38, and a 48-year-old Norwegian, have been detained at Stansted Airport.

Although the police have not yet disclosed the identities of the victims, this Saturday the authorities have asked the Vietnamese community for help after a religious from the country confirmed that the majority of those killed were immigrants from Nghe An province, in the North of Vietnam

“Although we still cannot speculate on the nationality of the victims, we are working closely with the Vietnamese population of British communities and abroad,” Chief Inspector Inspector Martin Pasmore explained at a press conference.

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