The lorry in which bodies of 39 Vietnamese people were found in October 2019 (Photo: braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk)

Man admits immigration offence in Essex lorry deaths

Gheorghe Nica, 43, accused of manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were discovered in the back of a lorry near London, the UK, last year, pleaded guilty to an immigration offence on October 7.

The scene of the tragedy (Source: AP/VNA)

Vietnamese Embassy in UK releases statement on Essex lorry deaths

The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK released a statement on late November 1 expressing deep sadness at the initial findings by the Essex police that the victims who lost their lives in the refrigerated lorry on October 23 in Essex, UK, may be Vietnamese nationals.