British Police Discover 39 Bodies in Truck Near London

Authorities in the U.K. discovered 39 bodies in a truck just east of London on Wednesday, shortly before they arrested the driver.

GRAYS, England (Reuters) – British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder. 

The discovery of the bodies – 38 adults and one teenager – was made in the early hours after emergency services were alerted to people in a truck container on a gritty industrial site in Grays, about 20 miles (32 km) east of central London. 

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