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Man, 32, accused of murdering 32-year-old mother-to-be, found stabbed to death in her home

Man, 32, charged with murder of Natalie McNally after first mother-to-be, 32, found stabbed to death in her home

A 32-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Natalie McNally in Co Armagh in December, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said.

The man was arrested again on January 31 in the Lisburn area, having been arrested earlier on December 19.

He is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Mrs McNally, 32, who was 15 weeks pregnant was stabbed at her home in Lurgan on 18 Dec.

More than 1,000 people gathered at a rally in her memory at Lurgan Park on Saturday.

Natalie McNally, 32, who was 15 weeks pregnant, was stabbed at her home in Lurgan on December 18

The Man Was Arrested Again On January 31 In The Lisburn Area, Having Been Arrested Earlier On December 19.

The man was arrested again on January 31 in the Lisburn area, having been arrested earlier on December 19.

Organized by the National Women’s Council (NWC), the rally was attended by Natalie’s parents Noel and Bernie and her brothers Brendan, Niall and Declan.

A number of politicians attended, including Sinn Fein’s Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill.

Many in attendance carried placards that read, “Justice for Natalie” and, “She was home alone,” while several wore pink or blue garments in memory of the mother-to-be.

Brendan McNally told the gathering that his sister was an inspiration to other women.

He said, “Natalie was a remarkable person. She lived with type 1 diabetes from the age of three.

However, it remains a testament to her character that she was never held back in what she wanted to achieve in life.

“She was very happy to become a mother for the first time. Natalie is an ideal source of inspiration for every young person with diabetes in Northern Ireland.’

A Gathering Organized By The National Women'S Council (Nwc) Was Attended By Natalie'S Parents Noel (Left) And Bernie (Right) And Her Brothers Brendan, Niall And Declan

A gathering organized by the National Women’s Council (NWC) was attended by Natalie’s parents Noel (left) and Bernie (right) and her brothers Brendan, Niall and Declan

He added: “Violence against women and girls is one of the greatest scourges of our society.

“This is not a basis for a shared future.

“The time has long come for us to recognize that we cannot rest until the ongoing attacks on women are ended for good.”

Detectives investigating Mrs. McNally’s murder conducted hundreds of door-to-door searches and seized more than 4,000 hours of CCTV footage.

A PSNI spokesman said all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service, as is customary.

Natalie’s mother Bernie previously told Sky News about her heartbreak at the murder of her daughter just days before Christmas.

“All her presents we had for her, all wrapped, they’re all upstairs and when you look at them, it’s heartbreaking.

“This was an innocent girl and her baby’s life and I’m supposed to think God was begging for her life in her last few minutes? Was she begging for her baby’s life?’

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