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12th Jul 2012

Men Accused of Michaela McAreavey Murder Found Not Guilty

The jury in Mauritius has found the accused not guilty.

Two men have been found not guilty of murdering Michaela McAreavey, who was killed on her honeymoon in Mauritius in 2011.

Avinash Treebhoowoon, 32, and Sandip Moneea, 43, both worked at the hotel where the teacher was murdered.

The trial lasted more than seven weeks in the Mauritius Supreme Court and has been one of the longest trials in the country’s history.

The newlywed and daughter of Tyrone’s Mickey Harte, was killed in her hotel room last year, twelve days after marrying her husband John.