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Suspected migrant found dead in lorry at A20 service station

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image captionThe man's body was found in a HGV at the Airport Cafe on the A20 near Folkestone

A suspected migrant was found dead in the back of an HGV at a lorry park.

Emergency services were called to the A20 Airport Cafe in Sellindge, near Folkestone, at about 08:30 BST.

The man's body was found after the lorry pulled up at the Kent service station. It is believed it had travelled from France.

Kent Police and the South East Coast Ambulance service were called to the cafe, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death is not yet known.

The lorry was being operated by Iberian-based transport firm KLOG.

A spokesman for the company said: "We are aware of the incident in England and you can say we are investigating what happened."

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