Essex lorry deaths: Driver Maurice Robinson admits manslaughter
Geoffrey Ignace mwijage
April. 08, 2020
Lorry driver Maurice Robinson has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to 39 counts of manslaughter after the deaths of a group of Vietnamese migrants.
The 31 males and eight females were discovered in a refrigerated trailer on 23 October in Grays, Essex.
Robinson, 25, of Craigavon, Northern Ireland, previously admitted conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.
At the same Old Bailey hearing, co-defendant Gheorghe Nica denied 39 counts of manslaughter.
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