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Man on trial in India over backpacker murder

Danielle McLaughlin, who was travelling in Goa when she was killed. Photo: Family Photo

A man has gone on trial in India for the murder of a Co Donegal backpacker.

Danielle McLaughlin, who was 28, was travelling in Goa in March 2017 when she was killed.

Her body was discovered at an isolated area near a tourist resort.

A 24-year-old man was arrested and charged with her murder.

The murder trial was due to get underway in India, as Mark McFadden reports.