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Joint statement by Bishop John McAreavey and Mr Mickey Harte

PRESS RELEASE
10 January 2010

Joint statement by Bishop John McAreavey and Mr Mickey Harte

“We wish to confirm that we have received confirmation this afternoon that Michaela, married on 30 December 2010 to John McAreavey, was killed today in Mauritius where the couple were on honeymoon.   

“We ask for prayers for Michaela, John and their families and loved ones.

“Both families are deeply shocked and devastated by this tragic news and they ask for privacy and space at this time of profound grief.

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