Family Bring Home Body Of Karen Buckley

The body of Karen Buckley, a student from Cork found murdered in Glasgow, has been returned to Cork.

Ms Buckley's body was brought home by her parents on a special Aer Lingus/Stobart Air flight from Glasgow today.

Her funeral is to be held in the north Cork village of Mourneabbey on Tuesday.

Ms Buckley was found at a farm on the outskirts of Glasgow after going missing on a night out with friends earlier this month.

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


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