Tyrone man latest to be arrested in container death proble

policeA third person has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of man in a shipping container in Essex in the UK last month.

The dead man was one of 35 people from Afghanistan, including 15 children, found at Tilbury Docks on the 16th of August.

The 47-year-old man from Dungannon, in Northern Ireland, was arrested at Liverpool Ferry Port by Merseyside Police.

Two other men also charged in connection with the death remain in custody to appear at Basildon Crown Court in November.

A 34-year-old from Rose Park, Limavady and another aged 33, of, Elmgrove, in Derry are charged with conspiring to facilitate illegal entry into the UK.