Second Lorry Driver Charged over 39 Migrant Deaths

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A man has been charged with human trafficking offences.

The 23-year-old from #Darkley in Northern Ireland was arrested on Friday 22 November in connection with our enquiry in to the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in a lorry trailer found in #Grays on 23 October.

The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised charges of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of people with a view to exploitation and conspiracy to facilitate the commission of a breach of UK immigration law.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday 25 November.