A 23-year-old truck driver from Co Down is a “person of interest” in the investigation into the deaths of 39 people in a lorry container in Essex.
Eamon Harrison, from Mayobridge, was arrested at Dublin Port on Saturday. On the same day, he appeared before Dublin District Court on unrelated assault and criminal damage charges. He was refused bail and remanded in custody until October 30th.
Essex Police have said he is a “person of interest” in their investigation. Officers from the English force are thought to have travelled to Dublin on Monday to speak to Mr Harrison. Loyalist Mo Robinson (25), of Laurelvale, Co Armagh, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates Court on Monday charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration, and money laundering as part of their investigation.
Three other people arrested in connection with the investigation – a 38-year-old man, a 38-year-old woman, and a 46-year-old man – have all been released on bail until November.
With many thanks to: The Irish News and Claire Simpson for the original story
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