The 25-year-old is also charged with conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering.

A lorry driver has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter over the Essex container deaths.

Maurice Robinson, 25, will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday. He is also charged with conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering.

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Essex lorry deaths: Mo Robinson, 25, charged with 39 counts of manslaughter

A lorry driver has been charged with killing 39 migrants who were found dead in a trailer in Essex. Mo Robinson has also been charged with conspiracy to traffic people, according to Essex Police. He will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

The 25-year-old was arrested shortly after the bodies were discovered early on Wednesday morning in a refrigeration container on an industrial estate in the Essex town of Grays.

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Essex lorry deaths: Maurice Robinson charged with 39 counts of manslaughter

MAURICE ROBINSON has been charged by police on 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering over the deaths of 39 people found in a trailer in Grays, Essex, on Wednesday.

Mr Robinson was arrested shortly after the bodies of eight women and 31 men were found in the refrigerated trailer in an industrial park in Grays in the early hours of Wednesday.

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Essex Lorry deaths: Mo Robinson charged with 39 counts of manslaughter over migrants found in trailer

The lorry driver who was arrested after eight women and 31 men were found dead in a trailer in Essex has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter.

Maurice Robinson, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, is also accused of conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering.

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