Beauty salon owner Miriam Cavanagh, a veteran of the city’s history, has been forced to defend herself against online trolls who have posted a photo of her corpse on Instagram after it was mistakenly published on a local news site.
Cavanagh told Al Jazeera on Wednesday that her family had been told by the newspaper they were responsible for the mistake and had to remove the photo from its Facebook page.
The family has been asked to leave the salon.
“I am the sole owner of the business.
I don’t own the website and I don