UK police name Vietnamese truck victims

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Published on November 8, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

UK police name Vietnamese truck victims

British police released the names of the 39 Vietnamese victims, including three boys, found dead in the back of a truck near London last month and said consultations had begun with Hanoi over repatriation of the bodies.

Anna Bevan reports.


UK police name Vietnamese truck victims

British police have released the names of all 39 Vietnamese victims found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck near London last month.

Among the 31 males and eight women were three boys.

Two of them were 15-years-old.

Another was 17.

Police say the Vietnamese and British governments are now working on repatriating the bodies.

The exact cause of death has not yet been revealed.

The driver of the truck has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, and money laundering.

Vietnamese police have arrested 10 people there in connection with the deaths.

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