Goa: Irish woman found dead on Canacona beach, police suspect rape

Goa: Irish woman found dead on Canacona beach, police suspect rape The friends of Danielle McLaughlin have made a powerful speech demanding justice for their friend and calling for women across the world to stand together against violence. Danielle’s friend, Nicole Farren, from Co Donegal travelled to Goa in India to

Irish Independent

Danielle McLaughlin: CCTV shows Goa murder victim’s final moments

Ms McLaughlin, who was 28, was from Buncrana. In addition to the video, police said they found blood on the suspect’s scooter. “Tomorrow is a mystery”. McLaughlin studied in Liverpool, England, and lived there for several years after growing up in the …


‘Deserves justice’ Friends travel to Goa to honour Danielle McLaughlin

After travelling to India to bring home the body of her friend Danielle McLaughlin, Donegal-native Nicole Farren delivered a speech at a memorial service in Goa in which she paid tribute to the 28-year-old and lamented the devastating way she spent her


Dad of murdered Brit backpacker reveals they only met three times – and he only found out she was his daughter in 2012

THE dad of a murdered Brit backpacker has revealed they only met three times, adding: “I’m devastated I never spent longer with her.” Edward Donnelly only found out he was Danielle McLaughlin’s biological father in 2012. Edward Donnelly with a picture

The Sun

Thug accused of Danielle rape and murder was out on bail for assault

THE EVIL thug accused of the rape and murder of Danielle McLaughlin was on bail in connection with a brutal knuckle-duster assault when he allegedly killed the Co. Donegal backpacker, the chief investigator has revealed. Just six weeks before allegedly …

Sunday World

Fund for murdered Danielle McLaughlin reaches 39k euros

A fund to bring home the body of Danielle McLaughlin, the Donegal woman who was murdered in Goa, has raised almost 40,000 euros (£35,000). Ms McLaughlin, 28, was found dead in a field close to tourist resorts in Canacona last Tuesday morning.

BBC News

‘Danielle would want us to speak up and fight for women all around the world’ – friends of the tragic Buncrana woman …

Friends of Danielle McLaughlin who travelled to Goa to bring her body home say they want justice to be served on behalf of their friend and women around the world. “We want justice for Danielle. She deserves justice. We know that we all want the same.

Donegal Now

Vigil held in Goa for Donegal murder victim

The beach resort state of Goa is a popular destination for western tourists visiting India. “The body was lying in a pool of blood and there were injuries to the head and face”. Cops believe she was raped and murdered – and have arrested a local man


Goa backpacker murder: The missing 10 hours that could hold clue to solving ‘gang-rape killing’ of Danielle McLaughlin

Ten missing hours could hold the clue to solving the brutal murder of British backpacker Danielle McLaughlin – who may have been gang-raped before she was killed. The 28-year-old was last seen alive near a bar in Goa, India, on Monday evening last week.


British backpacker Danielle McLaughlin ‘gang-raped before murder with broken bottle’ in Goa

A British backpacker who was murdered in India may have been gang-raped before she was killed, her family lawyer claims. Danielle McLaughlin, 28, was strangled and had her face slashed with a broken bottle during an attack in Palolem, Goa, last week.

Evening Standard

Goa murder: Brit tried to fight off attacker wielding broken bottle before death

She was found in a pool of blood in Goa, India, and her naked body was riddled with wounds. Yesterday, police revealed suspect Vikat Bhagat, 23, had bruising and cuts. CCTV footage showed the young tourist, from Liverpool, being led away from a party

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