Lorry driver denied knowledge of 39 Vietnamese immigrants who died on channel crossing.


AS the trial of men accused of involvement in the deaths of 39 would-be illegal immigrants from Vietnam whose bodies were discovered in Thurrock last year moves towards the end of another week, a lorry driver accused of their manslaughter has told jurors he is “devastated” for their families but denies knowing they were in his trailer.

Eamonn Harrison, 23, was captured on CCTV as he dropped off a container containing the human cargo at Zeebrugge in Belgium on October 22 last year.

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