PARIS—French authorities are doing the job to detect the 27 migrants whose bodies have been recovered from the English Channel on Wednesday as officials maintain disaster talks in excess of the area’s deadliest migrant crossing in latest heritage.

Inside Minister Gerald Darmanin declared Thursday early morning that a fifth particular person suspected of getting involved in the attempt to smuggle the group of migrants to the U.K. from France in a smaller boat experienced been arrested. Mr. Darmanin spoke with U.K. Property Secretary Priti Patel on Thursday.