Memorial service in Cork to mark one year since Karen Buckley's death

Memorial service in Cork to mark one year since Karen Buckley's death

A memorial Mass will be held in Cork today to mark one year since 24-year-old Karen Buckley was murdered.

The young nurse had been on a night out with friends in Glasgow when she went missing.

A massive investigation, which gained global attention, was launched and Ms Buckley was found dead four days later.

Alexander Pacteau is serving a life sentence for her murder.

Prayers will be said from 7.30pm at the Church of St Michael the Archangel in Analeentha in Mourneabbey, north Cork this evening.

Fr Joe O'Keeffe, who has supported the family throughout their grief, will lead the service.

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