By Cormac McQuinn
When John McAreavey entered his room at Legends Hotel looking for his new bride Michaela he could instantly tell something was terribly wrong.
The room was trashed and the newly weds' belongings were scattered.
Clothes were strewn across the floor, and drawers and wardrobes were open. Furniture was overturned and the door of the safe wasn't shut.
Then he discovered his new bride, lying lifeless, in the semi-filled bathtub.
The details of the apparently ransacked room emerged during the questioning of the police photographer witness whose documenting of the crime scene was questioned by the defence team.