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Michaela murder: DNA evidence 'being taken from hotel employees'

Police opened a fresh investigation into McAreavey’s death in July, following a court case which found two men not guilty of her murder.

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POLICE IN MAURITIUS are taking DNA samples as part of their new investigation into the murder of Michaela McAreavey.

A police spokesperson confirmed for TheJournal.ie that the investigation is still underway. It began after Sandip Moneea and Avinash Treebhoowoon were found not guilty in court of all charges related to McAreavey’s murder.

A new team of police investigators is heading up this new investigation, which is focused on gathering “scientific evidence”. The investigation started with the hotel and includes taking DNA samples from hotel workers.

The new investigation is being headed up by the Deputy Commissioner of the Police, who is based in Port Louis, Mauritius.

According to the Mauritian news site Le Matinal, police want a German tourist who stayed at the hotel to return and give evidence about a hotel employee who they allegedly saw acting suspiciously at the time of McAreavey’s murder.

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