Essex lorry deaths: Three Irish men handed down lengthy sentences for their roles in the smuggling and deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in 2019 – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Essex lorry deaths: Three Irish men handed down lengthy sentences for their roles in the smuggling and deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in 2019




Three Irish men have been handed down lengthy sentences for their roles in the smuggling and deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in 2019.

The men in question, Maurice Robinson, Eamonn Harrison, and Ronan Hughes, have been jailed for 13, 18, and 20 years respectively.

39 Vietnamese people, including two teenagers, slowly suffocated to death inside the container where they were being smuggled to the UK.

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