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Police Speak To Wanted Northern Irish Man About Essex Lorry Tragedy

Police investigating the deaths of 39 people found in a lorry in Essex have spoken on the phone to a...
Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

11:45 AM - 1 Nov 2019



Police Speak To Wanted Norther...

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Police Speak To Wanted Northern Irish Man About Essex Lorry Tragedy

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

11:45 AM - 1 Nov 2019



Police investigating the deaths of 39 people found in a lorry in Essex have spoken on the phone to a suspect who's on the run.

Ronan and Christopher Hughes are wanted on suspicion of manslaughter and human trafficking.

Officers believe the brothers are in the North, but say they have links to the Republic of Ireland and the orad haulage and shipping industries

They're urging the brothers to hand themselves in.

Essex Christopher and Ronan Hughes | Image: Essex Police

Yesterday the PSNI stopped a lorry believed to be connected to the Hughes brothers, which was then subsequently seized.

Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Stoten has urged anyone who knows where they are to tell police urgently:

"Ronan and Christopher hand yourselves into the PSNI. We need you both to come forward and assist in this investigation."

"We urge anyone that's been in contact with them, or has any information about where they are, to get in contact with us."



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