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All 39 bodies found in Essex trailer identified

Police have said they have formally identified all 39 bodies that were found in a trailer in Essex last month.

Vietnamese police have also confirmed that all the victims from the trailer were from Vietnam.

Essex Police said that the victims families had all been told.

HM Senior Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray said: "May I take this opportunity to offer my deepest condolences to the victims' families."

The senior officer in charge of the enquiry, Assistant Chief Constable Tim Smith said:

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"This is an important step in the investigation and enables us to work with our Vietnamese Police colleagues to support the families of those victims.

"It is only right that we provide an opportunity for family members to take in the news confirming the death oRead More – Source