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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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Police: One dead after people found in shipping container

Some of the people found inside a shipping container at Tilbury Docks have "significant health problems", police say.

View of Tilbury Docks in Essex Credit: PA Wire

One man has died and others have been taken to a hospital after more than 30 adults and children were discovered.

"One man has sadly died and the others have significant health problems. They are being treated by ambulance crews and are being taken to local hospitals," a police spokesman said.

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