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#Murder Trial

# murder-trial - Friday 4 May, 2018

# murder-trial - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Fingerprints of Freddie Thompson found in two cars allegedly linked to killing, court hears

A fingerprint expert gave evidence this morning in court.

# murder-trial - Friday 20 April, 2018

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife

The man had previously been sentenced to life in prison for the murder – but had that conviction quashed.

# murder-trial - Monday 26 March, 2018

Former Boyzone member tells London murder trial his ex-girlfriend was 'abusive' and 'manipulative'

Sabrina Kouider is accused of murdering au pair Sophie Lionnet in September 2016.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border

The unarmed 16-year-old was shot ten times – mostly from behind.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

# murder-trial - Friday 12 January, 2018

Regency shooting: Witness was 'relieved' to see 'Garda' arrive, until 'he aimed his gun and shot a person'

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.

# murder-trial - Friday 8 December, 2017

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of Dublin man accused of double murder

Jason O’Driscoll stood accused of killing Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond in Louth in 2012.

# 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.

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