A container in which 39 migrants were found dead was part of a convoy of three lorries, it has been claimed – as police probe ‘whether there is a wider conspiracy involved’ in the deaths. Relatives of the suspected victims say more than 100 migrants were being brought to the UK on the lorries, but only two are believed to have completed their trips. Devastated relatives have been speaking out, including the tearful wife of one suspected victim who helped him raise £11,000 for the trip to the UK as two new suspected victims were named today. It comes as this afternoon a man who is understood to be sought by Essex Police as part of the investigation into the 39 lorry trailer deaths was arrested at Dublin port. The man, in his twenties and from Northern Ireland, was arrested after getting off a ferry on Saturday afternoon. A blue Scania truck that he was driving has been impounded by the police. Joanna Maher, 38, and her haulage boss husband Thomas, also 38, from Warrington, - the last known owners of the lorry carrying 39 migrants – were also arrested yesterday in a dawn raid. They have been held on suspicion of conspiracy to… Read full this story
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