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Boxing Day funeral confirmed for murder victim Natalie as vigil takes place in Lurgan

A death notice for 'Natalie and her unborn baby boy' has been revealed as residents of Silverwood Green take place in a candlelit vigil after the shocking murder in their midst

The funeral service of Natalie McNally – who was stabbed to death at her home in Lurgan – will take place on Boxing Day.

Confirmation of arrangements come as a candlelit vigil is due to get underway at 6pm at Silverwood Green where Natalie lived.

On Thursday, Natalie’s family held a press conference where her brother and uncle spoke to the gathered media.

Niall, Natalie’s youngest brother, appealed to the killer to “do the decent thing” and confess to her killing.

Police have earlier confirmed that Natalie had died a “violent” death at her home in the Silverwood Green area.

She had been 15 weeks pregnant.

A death notice has confirmed that the young woman will be laid to rest on Monday, Boxing Day.

It read: “Natalie and her unborn baby boy, precious daughter of Noel and Bernadette and loving sister of Brendan, Declan and Niall, a much loved niece of Seamus, Barry, Liam, Anne, Gerald, Bernadette, Damian, Kathleen, Patricia, Theresa, Laura, Paul, Pauline, Gerard, Ann and her special Uncle B Bernard as well as their families. Loved by Hollie, Kellie, Patrica and Natalie’s wide circle of family and friends.

“Natalie will be reposing at her parent’s home, 15 Rowan Park, Craigavon with visitors welcome.

“A funeral service will be held in the family home on Monday, December 26 at 11.00 am. Burial afterwards in St. Colman’s Cemetery, Lurgan.

“May she rest in peace and love

“Always loved and remembered by her heartbroken family, friends and work colleagues.

“Family flowers only please with donations in lieu if desired to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation JDRF c/of Mc Alinden & Murtagh Funeral Directors, 2 North Street, Lurgan. Telephone: 02838 324404.”

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