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# Essex
Armagh man order to pay over €206,000 to families of 39 container death victims
Ronan Hughes is serving a 20-year sentence for the manslaughter of the Vietnamese nationals.
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Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex
Armagh haulier Ronan Hughes pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey today to 39 counts of manslaughter.
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Alleged 'ringleader' of crime gang to be extradited from Ireland to UK over 39 Essex lorry deaths
The bodies of eight women and 31 men, all Vietnamese nationals.were found on 23 October 2019.
# Courts
Essex lorry deaths: State says defence raised 'nonsensical' claim at Monaghan man's extradition hearing
Ronan Hughes has been accused of being the “ringleader” in an organised crime group that trafficked the Vietnamese migrants.
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Man alleged to be 'the ringleader' and 'chief organiser' of organised criminal group refused bail by High Court
Mr Justice Paul Burns said there was a “serious risk” the defendant might abscond.
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Monaghan man facing extradition to UK over Essex lorry deaths was 'ringleader' in criminal gang, court hears
Ronan Hughes faces 39 charges of manslaughter in the UK.
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Monaghan man appears before High Court over deaths of 39 migrants in UK container tragedy
Ronan Hughes is wanted by UK authorities to face 39 counts of manslaughter and one count of conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.
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Romanian man who blackmailed Tyrone teenager who took his own life sentenced to 4 years
Iulian Enache (31) pleaded guilty to blackmailing Ronan Hughes in a Romanian court last week.
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Man appears before court a year after suicide of Northern Irish teenager
A 31-year-old man was in court in Romania today.
# Extortion
Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life
Ronan Hughes was tricked into sending explicit photos of himself which the scammers threatened to send to his Facebook friends.
# Tragedy
Teen who took his own life after posting photos online is buried
The PSNI has issued a warning to young people about the death of the 17-year-old.