Second human smuggling victim dies

A MAN found suffering from dehydration at the side of the A12 has died in hospital today.The man was among three people found above a bridge in Witham in Essex earlier this month.

A MAN found suffering from dehydration at the side of the A12 has died in hospital today.

The man was among three people found above a bridge in Witham in Essex earlier this month.

One man had already died.

Police believe the men had been smuggled to the UK from Europe and think they came through a sea port in a white box van.


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Both men were aged 20 to 30 and from Pakistan but neither have been identified.

A third man, who was also suffering from dehydration, is now recovering.

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Police are appealing for anyone using the A12 on Sunday, June 11 or early the next day, who saw anything suspicious to contact them.

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