Michaela McAreavey

Teacher, Deceased Person

1983 – 2011

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Who was Michaela McAreavey?

Michaela McAreavey née Harte, while on her honeymoon in Mauritius, was found strangled in the bathtub of her hotel room. The daughter of Tyrone's multiple All-Ireland Senior Football Championship-winning Gaelic football manager Mickey Harte, her death and subsequent events prompted continuing widespread international media coverage.

It was the first murder of a tourist in Mauritius; the Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam expresses his sympathy to the Harte and McAreavey families. Two hotel workers who were accused of her murder have been tried and declared not-guilty by the Supreme Court of Mauritius, they were acquitted on 12 July 2012.

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Born
Dec 31, 1983
Ballygawley, County Tyrone
Also known as
  • Michaela McAreavey
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Profession
Employment
  • St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon
Died
Jan 10, 2011
Mauritius

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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