Email Updated October 24, 2019 20:38:48 Video: Police say identifying the victims could be a lengthy process (Photo: Reuters) (ABC News) Map: United Kingdom British police are working to identify the bodies of 39 people who were found dead in a truck container at an industrial estate east of London. Key points:The bodies were found at an industrial park about 32 kilometres from central London Police said all 39 victims were pronounced dead at the scene UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would be working closely with the local police department while the investigation takes place The bodies were discovered in the container at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, in Essex, located by the River Thames, about 32 kilometres from central London.Police said all 39 victims — 38 adults and one teenager — were pronounced dead at the scene after a local ambulance crew attended in the early hours of the morning, with police called to the scene at 1:40am on Wednesday (local time). What we know about one of UK’s worst human-smuggling tragediesPolice are trying to piece together where the victims were from and how they came to be in England. Here’s what we know about the investigation… Read full this story
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