The text messages Tra My sent her parents translated:
”I deeply apologise to you, Mum and Dad”
”The road to live overseas is not successful”
”I love you very much, Mum and Dad”
” I die because I can’t breathe”
”Town Nghèn, district Can Lộc, province Hà Tĩnh”
”I love you very much Mum”
Below is the picture of the parents of one of the 39 lorry-death victim. It shows that the victims could come from wealthy high-ranking Vietnamese Communist official families.
Facebook of victim Tra My shows she travelled a lot.