John and Michaela McAreavey on their wedding day
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Bride strangled on honeymoon in Mauritius

The daughter of Tyrone Gaelic football manager Mickey Harte was strangled, a post-mortem has revealed.

Michaela McAreavey was found dead in her bathtub at the four-star Legends Hotel in Mauritius during her honeymoon.

The 27-year-old Irish woman had married John McAreavey, a member of Down's Gaelic football team, on 30 December. He is not a suspect.

Mark Simpson reports.

  • 11 Jan 2011