A handout picture obtained by Essex Police on August 21, 2014 shows the shipping container where 35 Afghan Sikhs, including a dead man, were found at Tilbury Docks
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Tilbury docks container death: Two men remanded in custody

Two lorry drivers have been remanded in custody charged in connection with the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

Stephen McLaughlin, 34, of Rose Park, Limavady, County Londonderry and Timothy Murphy, 33, of Elmgrove, Derry, are accused of conspiring to facilitate illegal entry into the UK.

The dead man was among 35 Afghan Sikhs found at the docks a week ago.

Jane Peel reports.

  • 23 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
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