Police have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter and facilitating illegal entry into the UK following the death of an Afghan immigrant aboard a shipping container found at Tilbury docks on Saturday.
The man is aged 34 and comes from Limavady in Northern Ireland. Police say he was arrested just after midday at Banbridge on the A1.
He is due to be questioned by Essex Police and Northern Ireland police officers are currently searching his home.
The uncle of dead Afghan immigrant Meet Singh Kapoor says he wanted a better life for his children. Instead his children watched him die.
ITV News has spoken to the translator police used after 35 Afghan Sikhs, including 13 children, were found in a boat in Tilbury Docks.
ITV News has obtained exclusive footage of people, believed to be Afghan Sikhs, being released from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.