A spokesperson for Global Trailer Rentals Ltd (GTR) has confirmed that it owns the refrigerated trailer in which 39 people were found dead in Essex yesterday.
GTR is based in Dublin but also has locations in counties Louth and Monaghan.
The spokesperson said the trailer leased on 15 October from Global Trailer Rentals’ yard in Co Monaghan at a rate of €275 per week until it is returned.
The company has contacted the incident team in Essex police directly and gave them information about the person and company that leased the trailer.
Yesterday: In Essex