Friday May 29, 2020

Bodies of four Berkeley victims due to arrive home

Probe into balcony collapse is set for release, writes Shona Murray in Berkeley

21st June, 2015
Workmen examine the remains of the wooden balcony supports at the Library Gardens apartment building in Berkeley AP

The bodies of four of the Irish J1 students killed after the balcony of the apartment they were gathered on collapsed are due to arrive in Dublin this morning at 10.30am. They are being accompanied by their families and friends after the removal service yesterday at St Columbus Church in Berkeley, California – a place with strong historical Irish links and also a place of worship with the local African American community.

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