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.