Vietnamese lorry loss of life victims named

Pham Thi Tra My and Nguyen Dinh Luong

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Pham Thi Tra My, 26, and Nguyen Dinh Luong, 20, were among the victims

The names of all 39 Vietnamese nationals who were came upon dull in a refrigerated lorry in Essex were released by police.

Ten children, in conjunction with two 15-year-old boys, were among the victims.

Their bodies were came upon in a lorry trailer in an industrial park in Grays on 23 October.

Essex coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray acknowledged: “May well I decide this alternative to give my deepest condolences to the victims’ families.”

Assistant Chief Constable Tim Smith acknowledged: “This used to be an extremely crucial course of and our crew has been working laborious to carry answers to disturbed families who fright their cherished one will be among these whose tragic fade ended on our shores.

“Our precedence has been to title the victims, to retain the appreciate of other folks who have died and to relief the victims’ traffic and families.”

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Bui Thi Nhung, 19, from Nghe An province, used to be additionally came upon dull within the lorry

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The bodies were came upon in a lorry trailer within the early hours of 23 October

Pham Thi Tra My, 26, despatched her household a message on the evening of twenty-two October – the day sooner than the 39 people were came upon dull – announcing she might per chance additionally no longer breathe and her “day out to a foreign land has failed”.

Le Minh Tuan, the father of 30-year-old Le Van Ha, who comes from an agricultural phase of Vietnam, previously suggested the BBC he used to be convinced his son used to be among the dull.

Diagnosis

By Danny Shaw, BBC dwelling affairs correspondent

The formulation of identifying those that died within the container has taken correct over two weeks.

An Identification Commission, overseen by the coroner for Essex, old fingerprints, DNA, dental facts and distinctive body markings such as tattoos and scars to substantiate the victims’ names.

Most of other folks who died were in their 20s and 30s; there were 10 children; and two were in their early 40s. Eight were ladies.

The total victims came from central or northern Vietnam.

Police scream the authorities are now discussing arrangements for the bodies to be repatriated.

The bodies were came upon on the Waterglade Industrial Estate in a container which had been shipped to inner reach Purfleet from Zeebrugge in Belgium.

Lorry driver Maurice Robinson, from Northern Ireland, has seemed in court charged with offences in conjunction with 39 counts of manslaughter.

Extradition court cases have additionally begun against 22-year-old Eamonn Harrison, who used to be arrested in Dublin on a European Arrest Warrant.

Police are additionally looking out out for two brothers from Northern Ireland, Ronan and Christopher Hughes, who’re wished on suspicion of manslaughter and people trafficking.

There were 11 arrests in two provinces of Vietnam in connection with the deaths.

The victims are:

  • Pham Thi Tra My, 26-year-old lady from Ha Tinh
  • Nguyen Dinh Luong, 20-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Nguyen Huy Phong, 35-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Vo Nhan Du, 19-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Tran Manh Hung, 37-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Tran Khanh Tho, 18-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Vo Van Linh, 25-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Nguyen Van Nhan, 33-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Bui Phan Thang, 37-year-old man from Ha Tinh
  • Nguyen Huy Hung, 15-year-old boy from Ha Tinh
  • Tran Thi Tho, 21-year-old lady from Nghe An
  • Bui Thi Nhung, 19-year-old lady from Nghe An
  • Vo Ngoc Nam, 28-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Nguyen Dinh Tu, 26-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Le Van Ha, 30-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Tran Thi Ngoc, 19-year-old lady from Nghe An
  • Nguyen Van Hung, 33-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Hoang Van Tiep, 18-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Cao Tien Dung, 37-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Cao Huy Thanh, 37-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Tran Thi Mai Nhung, 18-year-old lady from Nghe An
  • Nguyen Minh Quang, 20-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Le Ngoc Thanh, 44-year-old man from Dien Chau
  • Pham Thi Ngoc Oanh, 28-year-old lady from Nghe An
  • Hoang Van Hoi, 24-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Nguyen Tho Tuan, 25-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Dang Huu Tuyen, 22-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Nguyen Trong Thai, 26-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Nguyen Van Hiep, 24-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Nguyen Thi Van, 35-year-old lady from Nghe An
  • Tran Hai Loc, 35-year-old man from Nghe An
  • Duong Minh Tuan, 27-year-old man from Quang Binh
  • Nguyen Ngoc Ha, 32-year-old man from Quang Binh
  • Nguyen Tien Dung, 33-year-old man from Quang, Binh
  • Phan Thi Thanh, 41-year-old lady from Hai Phong
  • Nguyen Ba Vu Hung, 34-year-old man from Thua Thien – Hue
  • Dinh Dinh Thai Quyen, 18-year-old man from Hai Phong
  • Tran Ngoc Hieu, 17-year-old boy from Hai Duong
  • Dinh Dinh Binh, 15-year-old boy from Hai Phong

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