Friday 20 October 2017

John's suffering is unimaginable

Nobody who respects human dignity can be otherwise than disgusted at the publication by a Mauritian newspaper of pictures of the murdered Michaela McAreavey, complete with close-ups of her injuries.

In addition to the insult to the innocent victim, this utterly disgraceful action intensifies the agony of the two families closest to her, those of her father Mickey Harte and her husband John.

The suffering of John McAreavey is already far beyond any normal experience. His shock and grief at the discovery of his bride's body can only be imagined.

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