The victims had been present in October 23 on a truck that had entered Britain on a ferry
All 39 our bodies present in a refrigerated truck outdoors London final month have now been recognized as residents of Vietnam, British police and Vietnamese officers mentioned on Thursday.
The Vietnamese embassy in London mentioned it was “in deep sorrow” over the affirmation that the 31 males and eight girls found lifeless at the back of a truck on October 23 had been from the southeast Asian nation.
“Once again, we would like to convey our profound condolences and sympathy to the bereaved families,” it mentioned in a press release.
It added that its employees and a Vietnamese authorities delegation would “provide consular protection and support for the bereaved families in order to bring their loved ones home at the earliest time”.
Essex Police, the native drive investigating the grotesque discovery, confirmed that the victims’ households had been knowledgeable, with out making additional remark.
The victims had been discovered within the early hours of October 23 on a truck that had entered Britain on a ferry from Belgium.
Essex Police had initially mentioned the victims had been believed to be Chinese language nationals, till a number of Vietnamese households got here ahead to say they feared their relations had been on board.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Safety additionally confirmed Thursday that every one 39 had been from the nation, noting they hailed from six provinces.
Police in Britain have charged the 25-year-old driver of the refrigerated lorry, from Northern Eire, with manslaughter, cash laundering and conspiracy to help illegal immigration.
They’re additionally within the strategy of extraditing one other suspect from Eire and looking for others probably concerned.
Vietnam has held 11 individuals in reference to the deaths for serving to individuals journey overseas with the intention of staying abroad illegally. None have been formally charged.
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