Essex police confirm that 39 found dead in Grays lorry were Chinese nationals

Essex police have confirmed that the 39 people found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex were Chinese.

Police say they're still working to formally identify them.

Authorities in Belgium - where the trailer boarded a ferry for the UK - say it's still not clear how long they'd been inside.

Tony Smith's the former head of the Border Force.

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