Police have charged a driver of a death vehicle in England with murder

Essex police have indicted a England truck driver for killing 31 men and eight women, the Poidu reports

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In addition, 25-year-old truck driver charged with Maurice Robinson human trafficking conspiracy, conspiracy to commit illegal immigration and money laundering.

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On Wednesday, Essex police found 39 dead bodies in a truck in Waterglade Industrial Park, Gray. According to police, Robinson picked up a truck that arrived in Purfeet Terminal by truck from Northern Ireland and then drove it to Greens.

According to Robinson's relatives from Northern Ireland, the truck driver himself discovered the bodies and called the UK's 999 emergency number.

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According to Robinson's relatives from Northern Ireland, the truck driver himself discovered the bodies and called the UK's 999 emergency number.

According to the Poidu News, police on Saturday charged Robinson with the murder of 39 people. In addition, the driver was charged with trafficking in human beings, facilitating illegal immigration and money laundering. Robinson is due in court Monday.

On Friday afternoon, English media reported that two others had been arrested in addition to the driver in connection with the incident. Suspects in human trafficking and the murder of 39 people are Thomas Maher (38) and his wife Joanna (38), who are known to be the last owners of the truck.

That same evening, a fourth person was reportedly in custody. "A 48-year-old man from Northern Ireland was arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of trafficking and murder," said Pippa Mills, deputy chief of the Essex Police.

According to the Poidu News, a man in his 20s, who may also be involved in a death vehicle incident, was arrested by Dublin police in Ireland.

Mills confirmed in a press release that police are working on the case around the clock and that the victims' nationality is being identified. According to preliminary data from Essex police, the victims of the death vehicle were Chinese, but it is currently investigating the possibility that 20 Vietnamese people with Chinese fake passports were among the victims.

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