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Michaela McAreavey murder: Police give up hunt for killers after decade of dead ends

Despite all their promises, Mauritian authorities now admit there will be no justice for the Tyrone woman who was murdered on her honeymoon in 2011. Catherine Fegan looks back on the murder that shocked Ireland and made international headlines.

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John and Michaela McAreavey were on their honeymoon when she was killed (PA)

John and Michaela McAreavey were on their honeymoon when she was killed (PA)

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John and Michaela McAreavey were on their honeymoon when she was killed (PA)

The courtroom fell silent as the picture - a crude black-and-white shot of the crime scene - was passed around.

Gone was the image of the beaming bride, dressed in white, smiling blissfully next to her new husband; instead, the picture showed the aftermath of murder.


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