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A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a pregnant woman in Northern Ireland in what has been described as a “double tragedy”.
Evidence suggests Natalie McNally, 32, died in a ‘violent’ attack on Sunday night after being stabbed repeatedly at her home in Lurgan.
On Monday, a 32-year-old man was questioned and later released on police bail while the murder investigation continues.
McNally was found Monday with defensive injuries from the attack and police revealed that she was 15 weeks pregnant at the time.
Natalie McNally, 32, was pregnant when she died in a ‘violent’ attack on Sunday night after being stabbed repeatedly in her Northern Ireland home.
Coroners have been seen at the home of Natalie McNally, who was found dead in a house in County Armagh.
“This fatal attack, which occurred in her own home, resulted in a double tragedy – the death of an expectant mother, along with her unborn child,” said Chief Inspector of Detectives John Caldwell.
“Her death of him has left family and friends devastated, and the local community in shock.
“What should have been a happy time in the run up to Christmas has turned into unimaginable pain and heartbreak.”
Caldwell described Mrs. McNally as “much loved by her devoted parents and family”.
“My thoughts are with them at this time,” he said.
Ms. McNally worked on the marketing team for the public transport provider Translink.
The company said: ‘We have been shocked and saddened today by the news of the loss of our colleague and friend Natalie.
“She was a valued member of the Translink marketing team and we would like to extend our deepest condolences to her family and friends at this sad time.”
Friends and colleagues of Ms McNally
Friends and colleagues of Ms McNally posted tributes online, Matthew Beaumont said: ‘Natalie was one of the best people I had the honor to meet in this country.
‘She was one of the first friends I made here and she was very helpful and she supported me moving into politics and helping people.
‘I am absolutely devastated to see this. The world has lost a good egg.
While Belfast Social Democratic and Labor Councilor Séamus de Faoite said: ‘The last time I had a good chat with Natalie, she was driving home with her parents from Belfast Pride.
“She was so happy and upbeat after having an amazing day. Cat updates from her and appreciation of public transportation were very wholesome. I can’t believe this has happened. I am incredulous.
Mr Cadwell added: “I am asking anyone with information on this murder to come forward.”
“In particular, he is addressing motorists traveling on Kiln Road, Lurgan on Sunday 18 December between 8:45 p.m. m. and 9:45 p.m. m., and that they may have captured dash cam footage of this trip.