TWO people arrested in connection with the investigation into the deaths of the 39 people whose bodies were found in a lorry in Grays have been re-bailed by police. 

A 38-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman from Warrington were arrested in Cheshire on Friday, October 25 and initially released on police bail until today.

They have been re-bailed until January 24 next year. 

A 45-year-old man from Northern Ireland was arrested at Stansted Airport later the same day.

He is due to answer bail on Wednesday. 

A 25 year-old man – Maurice Robinson, of Laurel Drive, Craigavon, Northern Ireland – appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, October 28 charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration, and money laundering.