Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Thurrock, Essex, England this afternoon
Gardaí are satisfied the 39 people found dead in a container in the UK this morning were not trafficked through the Republic of Ireland.
Detectives from the Garda National Immigration Bureau and officers from Special Crime Operations have been investigating the route the truck, and the container, took from Europe to Essex in England.
The truck at the centre of the container tragedy in Essex is registered in Bulgaria and is owned by an Irish woman, according to the Bulgarian foreign ministry.
….Gardaí are investigating if the container transited through the Republic of Ireland.
They said they have not received a formal request for assistance, but are carrying out their own inquiries into the route the lorry may have taken.
They are also trying to establish if the lorry and container travelled to Holyhead from Dublin Port….
Truck at centre of Essex tragedy ‘owned by Irish woman’ – Bulgarian foreign ministry (RTÉ)
Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Thurrock, Essex, England this morning
Thirty nine bodies have been found in a container in Thurrock in Essex, police have said.
The bodies were found in a lorry Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Thurrock, Essex at roughly 1.40am this morning adding a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder…
Live Thurrock Eastern Avenue updates after 39 dead bodies found in lorry container on industrial estates (EssexLive)
39 bodies including one teenager are found in a lorry container in Essex as driver, 25, from Northern Ireland is arrested on suspicion of murder (MailOnline)
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