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#Murder Trial

# murder-trial - Friday 20 October, 2017

Double-murder trial hears two bullets recovered from skulls of men found in burning car

The two men were found shot dead in the burnt car on 7 March 2012.

# murder-trial - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Man strangled mother of his children to death because she called him a bad father, court hears

Danny Keena is charged with the murder of 43-year-old Brigid Maguire.

# murder-trial - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'

Jason Corbett’s brother said the people of Limerick had come together to support his family.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'

Jack Corbett, aged 13, said Molly Corbett had deprived him and his younger sister of an adoring father.

Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'Why didn't they stop? That's malice': Jury hears closing arguments in Corbett murder trial

The prosecution and defence began their closing arguments yesterday, before the jury starts its deliberations.

# murder-trial - Friday 4 August, 2017

Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'

Thomas Martens and Molly Martens Corbett have claimed they acted in self defence.

# murder-trial - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Blood evidence shows Molly and her father were above Corbett during hits to his head, trial hears

Yesterday the trial heard an object may have been used to hit Jason Corbett multiple times.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Jason Corbett trial: No fingerprints found on baseball bat, court hears

The jury heard DNA analysts give evidence in the murder trial yesterday.

# murder-trial - Monday 31 July, 2017

Officer took photo showing strands of blonde hair intertwined in Jason Corbett's hand, trial hears

An officer has testified that he saw blonde hair in Jason Corbett’s hand.

# murder-trial - Friday 28 July, 2017

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury

Several witnesses have testified that they saw no injuries on Molly Martens Corbett the night her husband Jason was killed in 2015.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears

Thomas Michael Martens and Molly Martens Corbett are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett in the US.

# murder-trial - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Man accused of murdering elderly brothers didn't have mental disorder but was intoxicated, psychiatrist tells court

Forensic psychiatrist Dr Brenda Wright began giving evidence for the State yesterday.

# murder-trial - Monday 17 July, 2017

Man waited for kettle to boil before pouring boiling water over disabled pensioner's genitals

More evidence was heard in court today in the trial of Alan Cawley, accused of murdering two men in Mayo in 2013.

# murder-trial - Friday 7 July, 2017

Mayo man admits killing elderly brothers but pleads not guilty to murder

Alan Cawley has admitted to killing Thomas Blaine and John (Jack) Blaine in Castlebar in 2013.

# murder-trial - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount

Locke was found guilty by a jury on Monday of murdering the mother-of-one, who was his ex-girlfriend.

# murder-trial - Friday 19 May, 2017

Prosecution says man who killed his ex 'well knew' what he was doing was wrong

Eric Locke is charged with murdering mother-of-one Sonia Blount in a room at the Plaza Hotel.

# murder-trial - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Eric Locke motivated by 'retribution and revenge' in killing of ex-girlfriend in hotel room, court told

The 35-year-old admits killing Sonia Blount but denies murder..

# murder-trial - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'had a problem with change', court hears

Eric Locke used used the fake Facebook profile to meet the woman.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Element of planning' in how Eric Locke got into ex-girlfriend's hotel room

A court has heard that Locke brought a pellet gun, a Stanley knife and cable ties to frighten Sonia Blount.

# murder-trial - Friday 12 May, 2017

'I just wanted to frighten her': Murder accused stared at ex in work and sent her a 'suicide text'

Eric Locke said he had just wanted to talk after Sonia Blount stopped all contact with him.

# murder-trial - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Murder accused said ex-girlfriend was 'ripping him off' and tried to hack her Facebook page

A friend testified that Sonia Blount said Eric Locke was a “whackjob”.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ex-boyfriend 'pleaded for another chance' before strangling woman in hotel room

The court evidence from a taxi driver who picked up Locke shortly after the death of Sonia Blount.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Fake gun, cable ties and duct tape found beside body of Sonia Blount in hotel room, court hears

Eric Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering the mother of one at a hotel in Tallaght in 2013.

# murder-trial - Thursday 16 March, 2017

68-year-old man accused of murdering long-term-partner to face trial

Desmond Duffy is accused of the murder of 59-year-old Des Sullivan last year in Rathmines.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Anne Shortall died from nine blows to her head and blockage to her airways, court hears

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to her murder but guilty to her manslaughter.

# murder-trial - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man accused of stabbing mother to death was 'unable to refrain from his actions'

Fionn Braidwood is charged with murdering his mother Jane Braidwood on 20 January 2015.

# murder-trial - Monday 14 November, 2016

Murder accused shouted 'Britain first' as he shot and stabbed Jo Cox MP, court hears

The trial of Thomas Mair began in London today.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

"I'm sorry, I'm sorry beyond words": British banker found guilty of murdering two women

“The evil that I’ve inflicted cannot be remedied by me,” a letter from Rurik Jutting said.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Murder charges dropped as five plead guilty to manslaughter at Dale Creighton trial

20-year old Dale Creighton was killed at a footbridge in Tallaght on New Year’s morning 2014.

# murder-trial - Monday 31 October, 2016

British man accused of murdering two women was 'sexually assaulted' at school

Rurik Jutting has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

# murder-trial - Friday 28 October, 2016

Jury in Dale Creighton murder trial sees 'footage of five accused running from scene'

Dale Creighton (20) was assaulted in Tallaght on New Year’s morning in 2014.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

German 'house of horrors' case: Couple accused of torturing women to death go on trial

The couple, aged in their 40s, are accused of torturing and killing two women.

# murder-trial - Monday 10 October, 2016

Five on trial over exorcism death in Frankfurt

Prosecutors allege that the victim was tied, gagged and severely beaten because the family members believed she was “possessed by demons”.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Woman charged with murdering colleague by drowning him in harbour

She said the man had spent two years following her, texting her and telling her he loved her.

# murder-trial - Monday 20 June, 2016

French mother who left her baby to die on a winter beach blames crime on 'witchcraft'

Fabienne Kabou is currently on trial for the murder of her 15-month-old daughter Adelaide in northern France in November 2013.

# murder-trial - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Jury asks to see knife block and second knife in David Mahon murder trial

The jury has stopped deliberating for the evening without reaching a verdict.

# murder-trial - Friday 29 April, 2016

David Mahon "fled the scene" after his stepson was stabbed, court told

The prosecution said his actions were “‘straight out of the How to Get Away with Murder handbook’.”

# murder-trial - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Dean Fitzpatrick 'walked into knife', David Mahon told gardaí

David Mahon is accused of murdering his stepson, Dean Fitzpatrick, in May 2013.

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