The route of the lorry carrying 39 dead bodies into the UK has been confirmed by police.
Police have said the lorry started its journey from Zeebrugge in Belgium, before travelling into Purfleet, Essex, via the River Thames.
Zeebrugge is a Belgium port which links the city of Bruges by the Baudouin Canal.
It is believed the lorry then docked into the Thurrock area shortly after 12.30am, and left about 35 minutes later.
It was found at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays at 1.40pm this morning, on October 23.
Meanwhile, the tractor unit is thought to have originated in Northern Ireland, but is registered in Bulgaria.
Initially, the route was believed to have entered the UK via Holyhead in north Wales, which is one of the main ports for ferries from Ireland.
It was previously believed the lorry had entered the country on Saturday.
This route had been described as "unorthodox" by Seamus Leheny, Northern Ireland policy manager for the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
He said: “There is a direct route to Holyhead from Dublin.
“If the lorry came from Bulgaria, getting into Britain via Holyhead is an unorthodox route.
“People have been saying that security and checks have been increased at places like Dover and Calais, so it might be seen as an easier way to get in by going from Cherbourg or Roscoff, over to Rosslare, then up the road to Dublin.”
The lorry driver, who has been named as Mo Robinson , has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Essex police said the bodies of 38 adults and one teenager were found inside.
Meanwhile, identifying the victims has been a "lengthy process", but remains "number one priority", according to Deputy Chief Constable Pippa Mills.
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