Family of raped and murdered Irish backpacker, 28, say they are hopeful they will discover 'the truth' after her case is 'fast-tracked' in India
Danielle McLaughlin, 28, was strangled, her face slashed with broken beer bottle
Vikat Bhagat, who has lengthy criminal record, has been charged with her death
Today her family said they hope for the truth in the wake of second post mortem
By CHARLIE MOORE FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 14:05 BST, 4 October 2017 | UPDATED: 19:00 BST, 4 October 2017
The family of an Irish backpacker who was raped and murdered in India say they are hopeful of discovering the truth after her case is fast-tracked to court.
Danielle McLaughlin, 28, was found strangled to death with her face smashed up by a broken beer bottle in Goa in March.
Today her family from Buncrana, Ireland announced authorities are 'fast-tracking' her case after a second post-mortem confirmed brain damage and strangulation as the cause of her death.
A statement read: 'Danielle's family remain hopeful that the truth in relation to Danielle's untimely death will be made known and that justice in her memory will be done.