Essex lorry deaths: Armagh man due to appear in London for plea hearing

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A man from County  Armagh is due before the Old Bailey in London for a plea hearing, in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in the back of a lorry.

40-year-old Ronan Hughes from Dalton Park in the city, was extradited to the UK from The Republic of Ireland following the discovery in Essex last October.

He has since been held in custody, charged with manslaughter. 

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