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Death Truck Driver Charged With 39 Counts Of Manslaughter

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Death truck driver, 25, is charged with 39 COUNTS of manslaughter over Essex migrant tragedy

Bodies Of 31 Men And Eight Women Found In The Back Of His Lorry

A truck driver has been apprehended for the most disturbing reason. According to reports, the bodies of 31 men and eight women were found in the back of his lorry.

The truck driver who goes by the name Maurice ‘Mo’ Robinson has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter after almost 40 bodies were found in the back of the lorry he was driving in Essex.




As reported by DailyMail, Robinson will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday also charged with conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering.

An Essex Police statement said: ‘The Crown Prosecution service has authorised Essex Police to charge a man in connection with investigating the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found in Grays on Wednesday.

Maurice Robinson, 25, of Laurel Drive, Craigavon, Northern Ireland was arrested shortly after the discovery was made at the Waterglade Retail Park.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday 28 October charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering.’

Robinson, from County Armagh in Northern Ireland, was arrested on Wednesday after the bodies of eight women and 31 men were found in the back of a refrigerated trailer he was driving in Grays, Essex.

Essex Police confirmed on Saturday that two further men and a woman also remained in custody. A statement added: ‘Three other people have been arrested in connection with this investigation.




‘A 38 year-old man and a 38 year-old woman from Warrington and a 48 year-old man from Northern Ireland, who were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to traffic people and manslaughter, remain in custody.’

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