TWO men have been charged in connection with an Essex Police investigation into the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury docks.

Stephen McLaughlin, 34, of Rose Park, Limavady, Londonderry and Timothy Murphy, 34 of Elmgrove, Londonderry, are both charged with conspiring to facilitate illegal entry into the UK.

The men, who are both lorry drivers, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court this morning.

They were remanded in custody to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court in November.