A Vietnamese woman thought to be among 39 migrants found dead in a lorry had been dealing with debt created by a family member when she paid three times the price for a ’business class ticket’ to the UK, it has been claimed. Pham Thi Tra My, 26, sent her mother a series of harrowing messages telling her she ‘loved her’ and was ‘dying because she couldn’t breathe’, her family have claimed, leading them to believe she is among the dead. Her family say she paid people smugglers £30,000 to travel to the UK via China ‘in search of a better life.’ And now, a human rights worker in Vietnam, who was spoken with her family, has revealed that she made the perilous journey because her family was in debt and she was desperately trying to help them. The family Pham Thi Tra My, 26, say she paid people smugglers £30,000 to travel to the UK via China ‘in search of a better life.’ A human rights worker, who spoke with the family, has said they were struggling with debt when she decided to make the perilous journey Pham Thi Tra My (left) had texted her mother whilst taking the journey to… Read full this story
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