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Tilbury docks container death: Two men remanded in custody

23 August 2014 Last updated at 21:34 BST

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.

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