39 human bodies have been found in the back of a truck in southeastern England, suspect arrested according to reports.

39 dead bodies found in back of truck

39 human bodies have been found in the back of a truck in southeastern England, suspect arrested according to reports.

Police in the United Kingdom on Wednesday arrested a 25-year-old Northern Ireland man on suspicion of murder after 39 bodies were found in the back of a semi-truck in Essex, which is east of London.

Essex police said that 38 of the bodies were adults and one was a teenager.

Chief Superintendent Andrew Mariner said investigators are working to identify the bodies, which is expected to be a “lengthy” process.

The truck traveled from Bulgaria through the Welsh town of Holyhead, police said according to the BBC. Police have cordoned off the Waterglade Industrial Park where the bodies were found.

Source: Foxnews