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Friday 14 September, 2018

Molly Martens and father lodge appeal documents against murder conviction
# Court
# Court

Molly Martens and father lodge appeal documents against murder conviction

Sep 14th 2018, 6:31 PM 26,943 Views 25 Comments

Lawyers for Molly and Thomas Martens have made claims of jury misconduct in a bid to quash their murder convictions.

Friday 10 August, 2018

Molly Martens and father to have appeal against murder conviction heard next month
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Molly Martens and father to have appeal against murder conviction heard next month

Aug 10th 2018, 10:10 PM 20,508 Views 0 Comments

They were convicted of killing Irishman Jason Corbett.

Saturday 26 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions
# Appeal
# Appeal

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions

Aug 26th 2017, 1:39 PM 15,977 Views 0 Comments

Members of the jury discussed the case in an inappropriate way on numerous occasions, the defence claims.

Thursday 24 August, 2017

Corbett trial: Prosecutors bid to reject attempts to overturn verdicts due to 'jury misconduct'
# Defence Motion
# Defence Motion

Corbett trial: Prosecutors bid to reject attempts to overturn verdicts due to 'jury misconduct'

Aug 24th 2017, 8:09 AM 18,003 Views 18 Comments

Two weeks ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

Thursday 17 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial

Aug 17th 2017, 5:42 PM 20,027 Views 0 Comments

A week ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

Friday 11 August, 2017

'We hope to move as quickly as possible': It could take a year to appeal guilty verdicts in Corbett trial
# Jason Corbett Trial
# Jason Corbett Trial

'We hope to move as quickly as possible': It could take a year to appeal guilty verdicts in Corbett trial

Aug 11th 2017, 7:44 AM 27,598 Views 34 Comments

Lawyers for Molly Martens-Corbett and Thomas Martens have begun the appeals process.

Wednesday 9 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 9th 2017, 8:11 AM 16,925 Views 0 Comments

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial

Aug 8th 2017, 8:06 PM 23,667 Views 0 Comments

Jason Corbett’s wife Molly and his father-in-law Thomas Martens are charged with his murder.

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

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

Aug 8th 2017, 7:08 AM 32,496 Views 0 Comments

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

Friday 4 August, 2017

'I hit him until I thought he could not kill me': Thomas Martens testifies at Jason Corbett murder trial
# Jason Corbett Trial
# Jason Corbett Trial

'I hit him until I thought he could not kill me': Thomas Martens testifies at Jason Corbett murder trial

Aug 4th 2017, 7:14 PM 32,937 Views 0 Comments

Corbett’s father-in-law admitted that he and Jason never got on.

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

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

Aug 4th 2017, 7:25 AM 27,306 Views 0 Comments

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

Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 1st 2017, 8:15 AM 27,623 Views 0 Comments

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