Three due in court in connection to Michaela McAreavey murder

Three men are due in court in Mauritius this morning charged in connection with the murder of Michaela McAreavey.

The local men - who are staff of the hotel where the 27-year-old was staying on honeymoon - were due in court at 7am Irish time.

Two are room attendants at the hotel - and one is a hotel supervisor - two will be charged with murder - the other with conspiracy to murder.

However court proceedings have been delayed slightly.

It's believed the daughter of Tyrone GAA manager, Mickey Harte was strangled after she disturbed an intruder in her bedroom.

Her husband, Down footballer John McAreavey was downstairs in the hotel when she was attacked.

It's understood two of the men will be charged with murder while the third will be charged with conspiracy to murder.