British police arrested a 25-year-old driver from Northern Ireland on suspicion of murder Wednesday after 39 bodies were found on a truck in Essex, east of London.
Essex police stated that 38 of the bodies found in the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, were adults and a teenager. The area was cordoned off by the police.
"This is a tragic incident that has killed a large number of people and our investigations are underway to determine what happened," Chief Superintendent Andrew Mariner said. "We are in the process of identifying the victims, but I believe this could be a lengthy process."
"We arrested the truck driver in connection with the incident, which is still in police custody." he added.
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