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Second man held over people found in Tilbury Docks container

A second man has been arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with the death of a man and discovery of 34 other immigrants in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks, Essex Police said.

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Container ship pictured at Tilbury

The P&O ship Norstream at Tilbury Docks Credit: ITV News

This is the boat on which a shipping container holding 35 people arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

The P&O Ferries container ship, Norstream, arrived from Zeebrugge port this morning.

The stowaways were rescued after port staff heard them banging and screaming from inside the container. One man died at the scene.

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