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Thirty-nine found dead in lorry container in east of England

A 25-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder after 39 were found dead in his lorry

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of murder, after 39 people were found dead in his lorry. In the early hours of this morning, officers were called to the Waterglade Industrial Park, Essex, where they found the deceased, including one teenager, in the back of the vehicle.

Also in the programme: We go to Washington for the latest on the impeachment inquiry. The acting ambassador to Ukraine testified President Trump had threatened to withdraw military aid, as political leverage, in a phone call with President Vlodymyr Zelensky; and we hear about what drove medal-winning Paralympian Marieke Vervoort's decision to end her life by euthanasia at the age of 40.

(Picture: The scene where bodies were discovered in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex. Credit: Reuters/Peter Nicholls)

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