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Lu Na McKinney was recovered from the water by emergency services in the early hours of Thursday 13 April.
As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the 35-year-old mother of two from Donegal was believed to have slipped from the deck of a boat while checking it was tied to the jetty.
Yesterday a PSNI spokesperson confirmed that a 41-year-old man had been charged with her murder and was due before Omagh Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tuesday 5 December).
The man is also charged with possession of a Class C controlled drug, a classification which includes a number of tranquilisers.
The woman is believed to have fallen overboard from a hired vessel she and her husband and children has been using for the Easter holidays.
It’s thought the 35-year-old slipped from the deck while checking the boat was tied to the jetty at Devenish Island, near Enniskillen, in the early hours of Thursday 13 April.
Her body was recovered by emergency services 40 minutes later just metres from the stern of the boat. CPR was attempted at dockside but she was later died in hospital.
The Belfast Telegraph has more on the story HERE.