Body of Michaela Mc Areavey arrives in Belfast

The body of Michaela McAreavey has arrived home to Northern Ireland.

Her remains arrived at Belfast City Airport at lunchtime,  accompanied by her husband John, brother Mark  and other family members.

The daughter of Tyrone GAA manager Micky Harte was strangled while on her honeymoon on Monday in Mauritius.

Her remains are en route to the family home near Ballygawley, where she will be waked over the weekend.

The 27-year-old teacher was killed on Monday while on honeymoon on the island of Mauritius.

Three staff members of the hotel where she was staying have been charged in connection with her murder.

Thousands of people are expected to attend her funeral which is likely to be held on Monday in the Church where she married John McAreavey just over two weeks ago.

The Harte family are appealing for privacy today and on Monday, but are making a park and ride facility available for those who wish to pay their respects tomorrow and Sunday.