28/04/2015

Karen Buckley Funeral To Be Held Today

A funeral is to be held today in Mallow, north Cork, Ireland, for Karen Buckley, who was murdered in Glasgow earlier this month.

Ms Buckley's body was flown home to Ireland on Monday, accompanied by her parents and brothers.

The 24-year-old student nurse had moved to Glasgow in February to study occupational therapy at Glasgow Caledonian University.

She went missing after a night out with friends on 11 April. Police discovered her body four days later at High Craigton farm, near Drymen.

A 21-year-old man have been charged with her murder.

Her funeral Mass will be held at the Church of St Michael the Archangel in Analeentha at 14:00 BST on Tuesday, before burial at St John's Cemetery in Burnfoot.

On Monday night, thousands of people attended the removal of Ms Buckley's body in Mallow.

(MH/CD)

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