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Man in court over Essex Migrant deaths

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A man extradited from Ireland in connection with our investigation into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals will appear at Southend Magistrates on Wednesday 24 June.

He has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and one count of facilitating the illegal entry of people into the UK.