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Driver charged over Essex truck deaths as UK police ask Vietnamese to help identify victims

British police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a refrigerated truck said on Saturday they had charged a driver arrested at the scene with manslaughter and people trafficking.Maurice Robinson, 25, from Northern Ireland, faces “39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering”, police said.Robinson was arrested soon after the bodies were discovered in the truck at Purfleet on the River Thames estuary, after arriving…

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