Found in the safety lane on a stretch of highway between Budapest and Vienna, the latest tragedy of the refugee crises in Europe unfolded.
Austrian officials said Friday that 71 migrants likely suffocated many hours before their bodies were found in a refrigeration truck on the side of a major highway east of Vienna.
At a news conference, authorities confirmed the final number of victims and provided a further breakdown: 59 men, 8 women, 4 children. One infant was among the dead.
Below is a translated version of the most recent statement by the police: