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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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People found in container 'of Indian origin'

A police car arrives at the main entrance to Tilbury Docks in Essex. Credit: PA Wire

Thirty-five people discovered in a container at Tilbury Docks are believed to be of Indian origin, possibly Punjab, ITV News understands.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene while 34 others have been taken to hospital suffering from "severe dehydration and hypothermia".

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