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The government of Mauritius has agreed to re-look at the case of Michaela McAreavey, the First Minister has confirmed.

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill met with Michaela’s family this morning to update them on the progress following engagement with the Mauritian government.

Options are currently being explored on how best to further support the family in their efforts to see justice delivered for Michaela.

First Minister Arlene Foster said: “The death of Michaela McAreavey whilst on honeymoon touched everyone across Northern Ireland. The fact that, more than 10 years later, no one has been brought to justice for this most dreadful crime only serves to compound the grief and pain endured by Michaela’s family.

“I felt both a personal and professional responsibility to do everything possible to bring about justice for a young woman who was so cruelly taken from the many people who knew and loved her. And I’m pleased that one of my last duties as First Minister was to update the family on this important progress and show my support for their unrelenting campaign.”