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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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Man 'in his 40s' died after being found in container

An Afghan immigrant who died after being found - along with 34 others - in a shipping container in Essex yesterday morning was a man believed to have been in his 40s.

A post-mortem examination was carried out today but further tests are set to be undertaken to establish the cause of the man's death.

Four others remain in Southend Hospital and are expected to be kept in for a second night.

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